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78259 (2002 PB16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08820150705538989 6.0252e-08  
a 2.977558259792991 2.4604e-08 au
q 2.714933133934025 1.7485e-07 au
i 2.096897358876634 8.7616e-06 deg
node 169.7873320404194 0.00016009 deg
peri 128.4600547101476 0.00017083 deg
M 214.548725502927 6.4793e-05 deg
tp 2459958.735054638906
(2023-Jan-14.23505464)
0.00034099 TDB
period 1876.67396256125
5.14
2.3261e-05
6.369e-08
d
yr
n .1918287391320113 2.3776e-09 deg/d
Q 3.240183385651957 2.6774e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      417  
   data-arc span      8594 days (23.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-07-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59354  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 07:14:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.69785 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92254 au 
 T_jup = 3.254 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO532022  

78259 (2002 PB16)          Discovered 2002-Aug-06 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1907-Apr-23 11:33 00:04 Jupiter 1.97512774891554 1.97512664442792 1.97512885340306 2.78909049427305 2.63084339011673 2417688.981225972 3.82411844985824 96.2361732641805 38.8748110614225 -79.7836541995538 1892422.83186841 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
1952-May-22 08:23 00:02 Jupiter 1.99269886274799 1.99269781345911 1.99269991203744 3.61855702040126 3.49911831050798 2434154.849089720 2.15775633691909 117.473855286707 32.8491239445596 -78.2251184040421 1650831.94300577 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
1988-Aug-21 07:07 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93247646876118 1.93247570963248 1.93247722788976 3.16692395340949 3.02535760124353 2447394.796406953 0.91373791989247 65.5775627854788 24.7306076793409 -85.2542297076248 1766695.88348282 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
2024-Nov-24 10:02 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.91499441045247 1.91499385872139 1.91499496218344 2.8666348006653 2.70794639586255 2460638.917858333 0.499442752407167 71.6010660369067 15.0428979945549 87.828916038235 2265020.37367418 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
2061-Feb-26 03:49 00:02 Jupiter 1.93483049485546 1.93483003154837 1.93483095816257 2.73730849276629 2.5724124121243 2473881.659352147 1.76840341049451 81.508279222134 12.8150955685807 85.3746111033833 2773784.2654229 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
2142-Jul-02 04:51 00:05 Jupiter 1.97975904642403 1.97975786389507 1.97976022895681 3.49303376170183 3.36832338566374 2503591.702397854 4.59218023067042 210.181117062445 31.1916163144058 -82.1223266488161 1667075.40419589 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14
2178-Oct-02 01:14 00:06 Jupiter 1.93089453101026 1.93089365941317 1.93089540260944 3.06692643346724 2.92039395345075 2516832.551669212 5.92842513913524 190.19754191642 22.2292394802804 -88.2206258563912 1746406.01482123 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 07:14:23 2021-Feb-24 07:14

Alternate Designations
 2002 PB16 = 1997 NQ7 
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