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78394 Garossino (2002 PB166)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078394
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09550105696407699 4.5675e-08  
a 2.443625243681371 1.0535e-08 au
q 2.2102564500857 1.1073e-07 au
i 5.610028561945604 3.7488e-06 deg
node 137.3022072038436 5.0483e-05 deg
peri 279.7846356686149 5.4923e-05 deg
M 210.7889061555247 2.2777e-05 deg
tp 2459778.794343884592
(2022-Jul-18.29434388)
8.9823e-05 TDB
period 1395.244538689918
3.82
9.0228e-06
2.47e-08
d
yr
n .2580192862378277 1.6686e-09 deg/d
Q 2.676994037277043 1.1541e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      794  
   data-arc span      13825 days (37.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-07-17  
   last obs. used      2020-05-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61559  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:36:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22981 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58773 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.95   n/a E2020-QM9  
diameter diameter 4.130 km 0.103 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.050   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78394 Garossino           Discovered 2002 Aug. 9 by A. Lowe on NEAT images taken at Haleakala.
Paul G. A. Garossino (b. 1953), husband of Cathy, father of Tony and Julia, is a Canadian geophysicist living in Houston. A regular George Observatory volunteer, he brings an exceptional enthusiasm to all his interests, from data processing to astronomy to cars, and freely shares his skills with all.
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Reference: 20040928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-28

Alternate Designations
 2002 PB166 = 1999 XX214 
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