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78118 Bharat (2002 NT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1888973020106831 4.7425e-08  
a 2.600016124118358 1.5274e-08 au
q 2.108880093088127 1.2903e-07 au
i 16.78689410627127 5.0948e-06 deg
node 190.6665408953035 1.6472e-05 deg
peri 217.9583964401815 2.2872e-05 deg
M 258.6580522350108 1.8591e-05 deg
tp 2459031.571424918524
(2020-Jul-01.07142492)
8.1394e-05 TDB
period 1531.307779188758
4.19
1.3493e-05
3.694e-08
d
yr
n .2350931699639882 2.0715e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091152155148589 1.8159e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      957  
   data-arc span      10642 days (29.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53225  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 09:15:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13771 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40057 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO449491  
diameter diameter 5.423 km 0.203 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.079   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78118 Bharat           Discovered 2002 July 4 by V. Reddy at the Goodricke-Pigott Observatory.
Bharat is the native name of India and derives from the wise and pious king Bharata of ancient Hindu mythology. India is the motherland of the discoverer.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14
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