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10602 Masakazu (1996 UG3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010602
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .198672385706043 6.1792e-08  
a 2.673567593117271 2.2225e-08 au
q 2.1424035410463 1.6277e-07 au
i 13.33790175524062 7.2735e-06 deg
node 27.32582382906357 2.4462e-05 deg
peri 287.8454338763393 3.3073e-05 deg
M 247.7194615579992 2.8942e-05 deg
tp 2458098.508970134455
(2017-Dec-11.00897013)
0.00013168 JED
period 1596.743582958625
4.37
1.991e-05
5.451e-08
d
yr
n .2254588675615354 2.8113e-09 deg/d
Q 3.204731645188242 2.664e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1122  
   data-arc span      19899 days (54.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-10-18  
   last obs. used      2016-04-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50567  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:09:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17362 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27479 au 
 T_jup = 3.313 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO365377  

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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