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78868 (2003 QE87)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078868
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05965950109574559 3.3921e-08  
a 2.426636009759021 1.2518e-08 au
q 2.281864116075827 8.0628e-08 au
i 5.168810278185433 4.263e-06 deg
node 339.3539654529524 4.7097e-05 deg
peri 50.59254190182661 6.2268e-05 deg
M 161.5930432114661 4.2005e-05 deg
tp 2458580.737145891658
(2019-Apr-07.23714589)
0.00015986 TDB
period 1380.719262691451
3.78
1.0684e-05
2.925e-08
d
yr
n .2607336695645486 2.0175e-09 deg/d
Q 2.571407903442215 1.3265e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      600  
   data-arc span      8375 days (22.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-03-20  
   last obs. used      2021-02-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52287  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:39:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28838 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6612 au 
 T_jup = 3.502 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.97   n/a E2021B10  

78868 (2003 QE87)          Discovered 2003-Aug-25 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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