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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 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1232773875612939 3.5864e-08  
a 3.181095396864818 2.2567e-08 au
q 2.788938266756066 1.2277e-07 au
i 6.243831292776294 4.8508e-06 deg
node 56.40926347709906 4.4799e-05 deg
peri 29.71982598030703 5.0297e-05 deg
M 279.0573402945522 2.3296e-05 deg
tp 2459466.449056605208
(2021-Sep-08.94905661)
0.00013551 TDB
period 2072.351723902953
5.67
2.2052e-05
6.038e-08
d
yr
n .1737156853480431 1.8485e-09 deg/d
Q 3.573252526973571 2.5349e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      915  
   data-arc span      8005 days (21.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-12-14  
   last obs. used      2020-11-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52541  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 04:13:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80721 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.67018 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457593.5 (2016-Jul-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1178714978211913 3.5377e-08  
q 2.810511544844209 1.203e-07 au
tp 2457378.570480016136
(2015-Dec-22.07048002)
0.00014061 TDB
node 56.51618383109172 4.4829e-05 deg
peri 27.97043034863595 5.1066e-05 deg
i 6.241684539154634 4.8583e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      915  
   data-arc span      8005 days (21.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-12-14  
   last obs. used      2020-11-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52541  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 04:13:09  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.67018 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.251541780132517E-15 -4.204170466123708E-15 -1.359042580727082E-12 -1.053516719226759E-15 -2.101642173211693E-13 -7.464654385223959E-16
q -4.204170466123708E-15 1.447215743252565E-14 4.670105076697937E-12 4.172822716113641E-16 7.356149295085668E-13 3.461020383674696E-15
tp -1.359042580727082E-12 4.670105076697937E-12 1.977018467136446E-8 3.715444664883452E-11 3.47597172796268E-9 3.263070613402551E-12
node -1.053516719226759E-15 4.172822716113641E-16 3.715444664883452E-11 2.009682716929321E-9 -1.991517552669573E-9 -1.06919669878001E-10
peri -2.101642173211693E-13 7.356149295085668E-13 3.47597172796268E-9 -1.991517552669573E-9 2.607707530678993E-9 1.06881126181523E-10
i -7.464654385223959E-16 3.461020383674696E-15 3.263070613402551E-12 -1.06919669878001E-10 1.06881126181523E-10 2.360321395616779E-11

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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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