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78498 (2002 RX72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078498
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .189824800972255 4.9833e-08  
a 3.101483881061831 1.8722e-08 au
q 2.512745320620612 1.5443e-07 au
i 1.975847579660059 4.942e-06 deg
node 172.9124524684936 0.00013842 deg
peri 219.1189741180654 0.00013898 deg
M 49.31647711186328 1.0798e-05 deg
tp 2458727.198343355939
(2019-Aug-31.69834336)
5.9742e-05 TDB
period 1995.045107717033
5.46
1.8064e-05
4.946e-08
d
yr
n .1804470478424192 1.6339e-09 deg/d
Q 3.69022244150305 2.2275e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      569  
   data-arc span      9744 days (26.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-03-13  
   last obs. used      2020-11-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56119  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 22:06:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.51903 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.7498 au 
 T_jup = 3.193 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO502630  

78498 (2002 RX72)          Discovered 2002-Sep-05 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2002 RX72 = 1997 WD58 = 2000 GZ183 
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