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79086 Gorgasali (1977 RD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2781639318664932 4.4249e-08  
a 2.775952489329042 1.8261e-08 au
q 2.003782630222696 1.1634e-07 au
i 33.1006305156846 5.7301e-06 deg
node 343.3609647417788 7.6958e-06 deg
peri 301.9997214486231 1.4813e-05 deg
M 197.6269989404739 1.6534e-05 deg
tp 2460158.452304660197
(2023-Aug-01.95230466)
8.2211e-05 TDB
period 1689.337684761467
4.63
1.667e-05
4.564e-08
d
yr
n .2131012664000518 2.1028e-09 deg/d
Q 3.548122348435388 2.3341e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      921  
   data-arc span      15903 days (43.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-08-18  
   last obs. used      2021-03-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47356  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:40:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11497 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21436 au 
 T_jup = 3.050 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.54   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.309 km 0.713 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.087   0.023 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

79086 Gorgasali           Discovered 1977 Sept. 4 by R. M. West at the European Southern Observatory.
King Vakhtang Gorgasali (440-502) of Kartli (Iberia) was the founder of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. Canonized by the Georgian Orthodox Church, he is highly admired and respected in his adoptive country.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

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Alternate Designations
 1977 RD = 1990 EQ9 = 1991 RL 
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