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78124 Cicalo (2002 NH6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078124
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08802224717030981 4.2989e-08  
a 2.265620190809655 1.0505e-08 au
q 2.066195210380163 9.7006e-08 au
i 1.7921129963831 4.8292e-06 deg
node 184.8815233861841 0.00014528 deg
peri 328.365346671965 0.00014772 deg
M 231.245437910203 2.657e-05 deg
tp 2459445.991284267638
(2021-Aug-19.49128427)
9.2547e-05 TDB
period 1245.601396434393
3.41
8.663e-06
2.372e-08
d
yr
n .2890170170252868 2.0101e-09 deg/d
Q 2.465045171239147 1.1429e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      383  
   data-arc span      8754 days (23.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-06  
   last obs. used      2020-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55813  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:28:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0765 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51856 au 
 T_jup = 3.611 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.2   n/a MPO270485  

78124 Cicalò           Discovered 2002 July 11 by CINEOS at Campo Imperatore.
Stefano Cicalò (b. 1982) is a researcher in celestial mechanics, mainly involved in the development of new advanced algorithms and software for the complex dynamics of the radio science experiment of the ESA Bepi Colombo Mission to Mercury and the NASA JUNO mission to Jupiter.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-08-21Last Updated: 2014-08-13

Alternate Designations
 2002 NH6 = 1996 VB18 
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