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10602 Masakazu (1996 UG3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010602
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2005487132216124 6.2908e-08  
a 2.670231065391222 2.4296e-08 AU
q 2.134719661222637 1.6489e-07 AU
i 13.32469073635734 8.1776e-06 deg
node 27.44656733822559 2.5585e-05 deg
peri 287.4582887306103 3.4582e-05 deg
M 112.7296577327212 2.799e-05 deg
tp 2456501.434692723878
(2013-Jul-27.93469272)
0.00012158 JED
period 1593.755487534444
4.36
2.1752e-05
5.955e-08
d
yr
n .225881575195028 3.0829e-09 deg/d
Q 3.205742469559806 2.9169e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      964  
   data-arc span      19424 days (53.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-10-18  
   last obs. used      2014-12-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51927  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:23:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16745 AU 
 T_jup = 3.314 
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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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