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10602 Masakazu (1996 UG3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010602
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1992658753486331 6.2819e-08  
a 2.673269284590859 2.4145e-08 au
q 2.140577940554247 1.6451e-07 au
i 13.32772651575031 8.1511e-06 deg
node 27.36535776721055 2.5544e-05 deg
peri 287.6938294784285 3.4682e-05 deg
M 202.8240295630999 2.8642e-05 deg
tp 2458097.521443629576
(2017-Dec-10.02144363)
0.00013127 JED
period 1596.476350736991
4.37
2.1629e-05
5.922e-08
d
yr
n .225496606845326 3.055e-09 deg/d
Q 3.205960628627471 2.8956e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      968  
   data-arc span      19756 days (54.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-10-18  
   last obs. used      2015-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52111  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Nov-30 16:06:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17054 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27207 au 
 T_jup = 3.313 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO259418  

10602 Masakazu           Discovered 1996 Oct. 16 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
Masakazu Kusakabe (b. 1946) is a ceramic artist, best known for his design of the Smokeless Wood Fire Kiln.
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Reference: 20111210/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-12-12

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Alternate Designations
 1996 UG3 = 1961 UR = 1987 RM3 
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