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78394 Garossino (2002 PB166)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078394
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09577950782923195 4.5847e-08  
a 2.443587239417375 1.184e-08 au
q 2.209541656288188 1.1064e-07 au
i 5.609447586806375 4.2089e-06 deg
node 137.3050906512813 5.0608e-05 deg
peri 280.0255379620949 5.6427e-05 deg
M 55.67581842536026 2.4098e-05 deg
tp 2458384.723418325092
(2018-Sep-23.22341833)
9.3211e-05 TDB
period 1395.211989691812
3.82
1.0141e-05
2.776e-08
d
yr
n .2580253055878056 1.8754e-09 deg/d
Q 2.677632822546563 1.2974e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      727  
   data-arc span      13382 days (36.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-07-17  
   last obs. used      2019-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62496  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 12:11:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22948 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58809 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO417366  
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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