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85267 Taj Mahal (1994 AD2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085267
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06005978975416223 5.0957e-08  
a 2.560999929087525 1.5652e-08 au
q 2.407186811786104 1.2963e-07 au
i 21.88091625469906 5.2189e-06 deg
node 288.1239280469209 1.7612e-05 deg
peri 142.943709514061 6.7175e-05 deg
M 96.40833886081523 6.3261e-05 deg
tp 2458199.610320710938
0.00026312 TDB
period 1496.968895526948
n .2404859587101017 2.2047e-09 deg/d
Q 2.714813046388946 1.6592e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      778  
   data-arc span      9240 days (25.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-01-12  
   last obs. used      2019-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52096  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 04:31:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44173 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48122 au 
 T_jup = 3.331 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO436372  
diameter diameter 3.153 km 0.195 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.257   0.039 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

85267 Taj Mahal           Discovered 1994 Jan. 12 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde.
The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum, commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-03-31Last Updated: 2018-04-05

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2149-Nov-05 10:34 < 00:01 Eunom 0.0284771092926003 0.0284587016980003 0.0284955478731072 4.51015125862676 4.51015114933011 2506274.940469304 0.783609477002359 1744.89479067775 65.2420200229686 58.3209894377546 55536.0206002412 T 21 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-13 04:31:15 2019-Jul-13 04:31

Alternate Designations
 1994 AD2 = 2000 NX27 
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