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78296 (2002 PT53)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078296
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1273642314154708 4.2851e-08  
a 3.068942296153226 2.0097e-08 au
q 2.67806881934524 1.294e-07 au
i 10.91219728304782 4.1668e-06 deg
node 131.3734264036824 2.2952e-05 deg
peri 257.4882906996592 2.7985e-05 deg
M 96.11479379846273 1.5648e-05 deg
tp 2458676.212807551774
(2019-Jul-11.71280755)
8.5341e-05 TDB
period 1963.728806172398
5.38
1.9289e-05
5.281e-08
d
yr
n .1833247029164348 1.8007e-09 deg/d
Q 3.459815772961212 2.2656e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      959  
   data-arc span      7673 days (21.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53795  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:36:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70766 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09155 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.54   n/a E2020-QM9  
diameter diameter 4.656 km 0.906 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.3 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Polishook, D.; Ofek, E.O.; Waszczak, A.; Kulkarni, S.R.; et al. (2012). Mon. Not. Royal Ast. Soc. 421, 2094-2108.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.170   0.037 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78296 (2002 PT53)          Discovered 2002-Aug-08 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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