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78979 (2003 UC24)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078979
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03945145223154765 4.0909e-08  
a 2.385335258054774 1.155e-08 au
q 2.291230318065399 1.0141e-07 au
i 3.405917658635948 5.0341e-06 deg
node 35.32593120317989 5.878e-05 deg
peri 294.7383723276519 8.6381e-05 deg
M 247.0383987705243 6.5443e-05 deg
tp 2459422.731769560498
(2021-Jul-27.23176956)
0.00024532 TDB
period 1345.620417800136
3.68
9.7732e-06
2.676e-08
d
yr
n .2675345849675346 1.9431e-09 deg/d
Q 2.479440198044148 1.2005e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      815  
   data-arc span      8087 days (22.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-04-21  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54557  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:24:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28261 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6294 au 
 T_jup = 3.532 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457329.5 (2015-Nov-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03894115035311478 4.055e-08  
q 2.29328137327089 1.0049e-07 au
tp 2456725.407115101816
(2014-Mar-08.90711510)
0.00024585 TDB
node 35.35463155554453 5.8808e-05 deg
peri 293.381731374155 8.7268e-05 deg
i 3.405366423063287 5.0315e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      815  
   data-arc span      8087 days (22.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-04-21  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54557  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:24:50  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6294 au 
 T_jup = 3.532 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.644303123401075E-15 -4.051842046687581E-15 3.921007964532688E-12 9.49956135145531E-15 1.007354012149388E-12 6.165678182121423E-16
q -4.051842046687581E-15 1.009798533385255E-14 -8.879890789855175E-12 -2.36900303105057E-14 -2.267711297375997E-12 -1.448077459222372E-15
tp 3.921007964532688E-12 -8.879890789855175E-12 6.044010010390941E-8 5.289211365559727E-11 1.585894062997357E-8 2.026812506173112E-12
node 9.49956135145531E-15 -2.36900303105057E-14 5.289211365559727E-11 3.458322750546585E-9 -3.437961508051507E-9 -6.491024085407641E-11
peri 1.007354012149388E-12 -2.267711297375997E-12 1.585894062997357E-8 -3.437961508051507E-9 7.615662331802939E-9 6.531184738617892E-11
i 6.165678182121423E-16 -1.448077459222372E-15 2.026812506173112E-12 -6.491024085407641E-11 6.531184738617892E-11 2.531551624490666E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO468745  

78979 (2003 UC24)          Discovered 2003-Oct-23 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2003 UC24 = 1998 HT85 = 2001 AP53 
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