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10773 Jamespaton (1991 AK2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010773
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .073416963841495 8.0686e-08  
a 3.202881645428346 3.901e-08 au
q 2.967735799477345 2.4572e-07 au
i 21.11763168174078 7.9666e-06 deg
node 216.6534797979709 1.834e-05 deg
peri 205.142276380556 5.6182e-05 deg
M 143.7008630335236 5.0153e-05 deg
tp 2456564.768756249959
(2013-Sep-29.26875625)
0.00029186 JED
period 2093.677389257065
5.73
3.825e-05
1.047e-07
d
yr
n .1719462615621716 3.1414e-09 deg/d
Q 3.438027491379346 4.1874e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      674  
   data-arc span      8910 days (24.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-11-20  
   last obs. used      2015-04-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59919  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:09:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.98622 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98089 au 
 T_jup = 3.084 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO279629  

10773 Jamespaton           Discovered 1991 Jan. 7 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
James Paton (1903-1973) was a Scottish meteorologist. He was involved in auroral studies during the IGY and later at the University of Edinburgh Balfour Stewart Auroral Laboratory, until his death. He was also a pioneer in the study of noctilucent clouds.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

Alternate Designations
 1991 AK2 = 1995 SF1 
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