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78959 (2003 SL232)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1232773891728228 3.6084e-08  
a 3.181095398285315 2.2855e-08 au
q 2.788938262875021 1.2314e-07 au
i 6.243831326094142 4.86e-06 deg
node 56.40926443047724 4.5559e-05 deg
peri 29.71982557108723 5.0982e-05 deg
M 279.0573393862555 2.3402e-05 deg
tp 2459466.449062145947
(2021-Sep-08.94906215)
0.00013619 TDB
period 2072.351725291045
5.67
2.2334e-05
6.115e-08
d
yr
n .1737156852316857 1.8721e-09 deg/d
Q 3.573252533695609 2.5672e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      901  
   data-arc span      7983 days (21.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-12-14  
   last obs. used      2020-10-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52797  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:24:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80721 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.67018 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO449496  
diameter diameter 6.561 km 0.306 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.103   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78959 (2003 SL232)          Discovered 2003-Sep-24 by NEAT at Haleakala
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2003 SL232 = 1998 XN42 
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