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114156 Eamonlittle (2002 VH68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2114156
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01724981348062546 7.7638e-08  
a 2.92712661458131 5.4642e-08 AU
q 2.876634226445608 2.2428e-07 AU
i 2.702126320344094 8.2158e-06 deg
node 141.9075911692298 0.00017503 deg
peri 243.8558408697237 0.00031172 deg
M 128.5650015005362 0.00025765 deg
tp 2456147.247699099672
(2012-Aug-07.74769910)
0.0013099 JED
period 1829.1978810667
5.01
5.1219e-05
1.402e-07
d
yr
n .1968075754549121 5.5108e-09 deg/d
Q 2.977619002717012 5.5584e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      249  
   data-arc span      5503 days (15.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-02-10  
   last obs. used      2014-03-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .66693  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Mar-22 12:50:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87771 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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