[Neocp_artsats] ZTF0KU2 = 'Multijunk'

Bill Gray pluto at projectpluto.com
Wed Feb 10 10:02:30 EST 2021


    The match in motion is pretty bad,  and I can't
get an orbit for this that is anything but junk.
Further appearances of this object on NEOCP appear
to be inevitable.  I suppose in theory,  we could
come up with a "rotating,  precessing piece of foil"
model;  we'd certainly have enough data to test it on.

-- Bill

Orbital elements:  C1AUGE1 = ZTF0Edd = ZTF0KU2 = ... = 'Multijunk'
    Perigee 2021 Feb 4.20496900 +/- 0.0128 TT =  4:55:09.321 (JD 2459249.70496900)
A1: 1.66e-5 +/- 1.75e-7   A2: -1.3e-6 +/- 3.42e-8   A3: -1.83e-6 +/- 2.16e-8 AU/day^2 [1/r^2]
Epoch 2021 Feb  5.0 TT = JDT 2459250.5                        Gray
M 119.92900625861 +/- 1.9           (J2000 equator)
n 150.84821394579 +/- 0.0316        Peri.  296.74125441 +/- 0.55
a 75435.6652334 +/- 10.5            Node     9.56797430 +/- 0.06
e   0.6711752613 +/- 0.00109        Incl.   21.82939425 +/- 0.034
P3436.50m/2.386d           H 32.8   G  0.15   U 10.4
q 24805.1129081 +/- 85.5    Q 126066.217558 +/- 67
33 of 119 observations 2020 Dec. 15-2021 Feb. 10; mean residual 77".246



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