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79086 Gorgasali (1977 RD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2785700947110167 5.0612e-08  
a 2.77444939090345 1.9394e-08 au
q 2.001570761308553 1.37e-07 au
i 33.10195686876755 1.0039e-05 deg
node 343.3820007205999 8.8687e-06 deg
peri 301.8745548482996 1.8392e-05 deg
M 28.04141418235611 1.758e-05 deg
tp 2458469.019590191929
(2018-Dec-16.51959019)
8.1875e-05 TDB
period 1687.965778868881
4.62
1.7699e-05
4.846e-08
d
yr
n .2132744659321463 2.2363e-09 deg/d
Q 3.547328020498347 2.4797e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      594  
   data-arc span      15375 days (42.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-08-18  
   last obs. used      2019-09-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55164  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 02:48:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11318 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21336 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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