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78279 (2002 PN38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078279
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09964735926925103 3.8315e-08  
a 2.67755698883234 1.3713e-08 au
q 2.41074550560227 1.026e-07 au
i .8928810854612277 4.2663e-06 deg
node 279.359444812739 0.00028339 deg
peri 73.51411568929205 0.00028467 deg
M 351.5014363060897 2.4145e-05 deg
tp 2459038.278920517460
(2020-Jul-07.77892052)
0.0001073 TDB
period 1600.318815758345
4.38
1.2294e-05
3.366e-08
d
yr
n .2249551754657126 1.7281e-09 deg/d
Q 2.94436847206241 1.5079e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      625  
   data-arc span      9432 days (25.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53195  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:27:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40544 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44592 au 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO344849  
rotation period rot_per 4.35 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Incomplete or inconclusive result.
Published Reference List:
[Erasmus, N.; McNeill, A.; Mommert, N.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Suppl. Series 242, A15.]

78279 (2002 PN38)          Discovered 2002-Aug-06 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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