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78903 (2003 SP79)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078903
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08983295206989421 4.0574e-08  
a 2.809783040358409 1.9801e-08 au
q 2.557371935167091 1.108e-07 au
i 13.12708774640161 6.4248e-06 deg
node 343.088444983381 2.033e-05 deg
peri 125.2519606405751 4.3162e-05 deg
M 101.9970798700292 3.8416e-05 deg
tp 2458513.091785125184
(2019-Jan-29.59178512)
0.00018193 TDB
period 1720.313538177016
4.71
1.8185e-05
4.979e-08
d
yr
n .209264178890021 2.2121e-09 deg/d
Q 3.062194145549727 2.158e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      655  
   data-arc span      7974 days (21.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-08-17  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55251  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:25:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5969 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03057 au 
 T_jup = 3.277 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO337850  
diameter diameter 2.644 km 0.650 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.304   0.180 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78903 (2003 SP79)          Discovered 2003-Sep-19 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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