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79090 (1979 MZ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079090
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2695211877827804 4.4456e-08  
a 2.736696480187302 1.1156e-08 au
q 1.999098794246266 1.2485e-07 au
i 8.653297924138119 3.8127e-06 deg
node 272.4971920826357 3.9494e-05 deg
peri 125.9720137770587 4.117e-05 deg
M 306.3433189877677 1.0176e-05 deg
tp 2459246.967512522009
(2021-Feb-01.46751252)
4.6932e-05 TDB
period 1653.630132055605
4.53
1.0111e-05
2.768e-08
d
yr
n .2177028544784007 1.3312e-09 deg/d
Q 3.474294166128339 1.4163e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      888  
   data-arc span      15105 days (41.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48877  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:24:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02163 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0196 au 
 T_jup = 3.282 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO449497  

79090 (1979 MZ8)          Discovered 1979-Jun-25 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20040504/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-16

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MZ8 = 1999 BB23 
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