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10060 Amymilne (1988 GL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1889579347382221 7.8408e-08  
a 2.446151830996237 1.2876e-08 au
q 1.983932032955067 1.9145e-07 au
i 15.21433923151733 7.8401e-06 deg
node 67.82181310550837 2.2468e-05 deg
peri 148.6228030354512 2.6174e-05 deg
M 120.211240731287 1.2259e-05 deg
tp 2457133.877022460286
4.7869e-05 JED
period 1397.40901842781
n .2576196340889705 2.034e-09 deg/d
Q 2.908371629037406 1.5308e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      935  
   data-arc span      9985 days (27.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-04-12  
   last obs. used      2015-08-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49605  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:29:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .988406 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10881 au 
 T_jup = 3.427 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO337343  
rotation period rot_per 2.727 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2015)]

10060 Amymilne           Discovered 1988 Apr. 12 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Amy Rae Milne (b. 1982), a vibrant, energetic, young Canadian woman who has dedicated herself to creating happiness for others, has led her life with spirit. A love of science and its relationship to understanding and preserving our environment has brought her national recognition.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1988 GL = 1992 JJ 
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