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78429 Baschek (2002 QN48)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078429
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1068910494919099 7.27e-08  
a 2.972357667503934 2.8867e-08 au
q 2.654639236959113 2.1031e-07 au
i 9.68419900027518 5.9672e-06 deg
node 332.9163489712325 3.0586e-05 deg
peri 10.94555508986235 4.1011e-05 deg
M 147.486605274735 3.179e-05 deg
tp 2458233.668213646631
0.00016202 TDB
period 1871.759422308047
n .1923324096619681 2.8018e-09 deg/d
Q 3.290076098048755 3.1953e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      415  
   data-arc span      15423 days (42.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-16  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50622  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 12:20:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64718 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09726 au 
 T_jup = 3.232 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO412653  

78429 Baschek           Discovered 2002 Aug. 18 by S. F. Hönig on NEAT images taken at Palomar.
Bodo Baschek (b. 1935) is professor emeritus of the Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics at the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg. He contributed to the field of radiation transport with the continuation of Albrecht Unsöld's work. His book The New Cosmos is standard literature for astronomy students.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
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
2160-May-23 04:46 00:28 Eunom 0.0480110148267013 0.0479964431563476 0.0480256034836741 2.51073417034175 2.51073405388832 2510126.698424879 27.6651546928022 1598.80798909721 58.3375212692738 63.1055457922349 109532.150187154 T 22 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jan-29 12:20:23 2020-Jan-29 12:20

Alternate Designations
 2002 QN48 = 1880 T-3 = 2000 EE199 
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