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114156 Eamonlittle (2002 VH68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2114156
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0175000779858164 7.3753e-08  
a 2.926101405246644 5.0785e-08 AU
q 2.874894402460421 2.1405e-07 AU
i 2.702420447045918 7.9987e-06 deg
node 141.9106439729034 0.00016866 deg
peri 242.9492260798132 0.00029579 deg
M 168.8523570873131 0.00024319 deg
tp 2456142.994108225006
(2012-Aug-03.49410823)
0.0012362 JED
period 1828.236966093217
5.01
4.7596e-05
1.303e-07
d
yr
n .1969110168302136 5.1264e-09 deg/d
Q 2.977308408032867 5.1674e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      253  
   data-arc span      5550 days (15.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-02-10  
   last obs. used      2014-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .67417  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 23:24:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87717 AU 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8 mag n/a MPO248074  

114156 Eamonlittle           Discovered 2002 Nov. 4 by A. Fitzsimmons and I. P. Williams at La Palma.
An astronomer at Queen's University, Belfast, and a good friend and colleague of the discoverers, Eamon Little (1966-2006) studied the collision of comet D/1993 F2 (Shoemaker-Levy) with Jupiter, before he had to finish his research prematurely owing to illness.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 2002 VH68 = 1999 CJ151 
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