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85015 Gaskell (2004 BE38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1365630748973312 3.5131e-08  
a 2.385134095503414 8.7052e-09 au
q 2.059412849379003 8.19e-08 au
i 1.829158440175301 3.9192e-06 deg
node 18.91002108275958 0.00010285 deg
peri 113.6799248637713 0.00010382 deg
M 267.8862079159672 1.51e-05 deg
tp 2459740.762555766424
(2022-Jun-10.26255577)
5.7428e-05 TDB
period 1345.450201017138
3.68
7.3659e-06
2.017e-08
d
yr
n .2675684315390089 1.4649e-09 deg/d
Q 2.710855341627825 9.894e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      812  
   data-arc span      18377 days (50.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-25  
   last obs. used      2021-07-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53884  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 22:03:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07518 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32155 au 
 T_jup = 3.522 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.29   n/a E2021B10  

85015 Gaskell           Discovered 2004 Jan. 19 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Robert Gaskell (b. 1945) is a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute. He is known for the development of stereophotoclinometry software tools, which are used to determine the shape and topography of solar system objects and for spacecraft navigation using landmark tracking.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-11-17Last Updated: 2014-11-10

Alternate Designations
 2004 BE38 = 2000 AK20 = 2035 T-1 
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