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79086 Gorgasali (1977 RD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079086
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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 .2784777116081134 4.4399e-08  
a 2.775053639878168 1.8241e-08 au
q 2.00226305265513 1.1673e-07 au
i 33.09881289640301 7.0407e-06 deg
node 343.3740710790387 8.4985e-06 deg
peri 301.9348349195177 1.7124e-05 deg
M 113.2941532545138 1.7648e-05 deg
tp 2458469.113524008466
(2018-Dec-16.61352401)
8.0229e-05 TDB
period 1688.517243490943
4.62
1.6649e-05
4.558e-08
d
yr
n .2132048111369678 2.1022e-09 deg/d
Q 3.547844227101205 2.3321e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      882  
   data-arc span      15500 days (42.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-08-18  
   last obs. used      2020-01-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47527  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 18:35:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11436 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21539 au 
 T_jup = 3.050 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO439584  
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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