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78433 Gertrudolf (2002 QF56)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078433
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02758471487677448 3.9393e-08  
a 2.633285100824738 1.2301e-08 au
q 2.560646682129229 1.036e-07 au
i 2.654178900166077 4.3053e-06 deg
node 54.67680795521438 8.6501e-05 deg
peri 137.763663577487 0.00011656 deg
M 289.4459045173627 7.9924e-05 deg
tp 2459702.389787261859
(2022-May-02.88978726)
0.00034708 TDB
period 1560.79278829914
4.27
1.0936e-05
2.994e-08
d
yr
n .2306520139629212 1.6161e-09 deg/d
Q 2.705923519520247 1.264e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      630  
   data-arc span      9590 days (26.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-12  
   last obs. used      2021-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60805  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 10:48:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55983 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24695 au 
 T_jup = 3.397 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.85   n/a MPCxxxxx  

78433 Gertrudolf           Discovered 2002 Aug. 29 by S. F. Hönig at Palomar.
Gertrud (b. 1925) and Rudolf Hönig (1917-1993) are the grandparents of the discoverer. They woke and supported his interest in astronomy.
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Reference: 20040504/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2002 QF56 = 1998 SQ157 
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