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10985 Feast (4017 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010985
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05106259542015973 6.1742e-08  
a 2.192663388629282 1.4717e-08 AU
q 2.080700305123108 1.3509e-07 AU
i 5.338815058910596 7.2025e-06 deg
node 46.29884364770511 5.9296e-05 deg
peri 213.5774850612272 9.7252e-05 deg
M 214.775713321601 8.2653e-05 deg
tp 2457278.902153344983
(2015-Sep-13.40215334)
0.00027473 JED
period 1185.922679624433
3.25
1.1939e-05
3.269e-08
d
yr
n .3035611057830579 3.0561e-09 deg/d
Q 2.304626472135456 1.5468e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1017  
   data-arc span      13325 days (36.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2014-04-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51192  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:58:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06789 AU 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO279631  

10985 Feast           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Michael Feast (b. 1926) has had a distinguished career in stellar studies of the Milky Way and the Magellanic Clouds. As director of the South African Astronomical Observatory he kept research at a high level during the difficult years when South Africa suffered because of its apartheid policies.
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

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Alternate Designations
 4017 T-3 = 1982 BN4 
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