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12001 Gasbarini (1996 ED9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012001
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04109571814102567 6.6929e-08  
a 3.1423922209093 3.3773e-08 au
q 3.01325335591026 2.2595e-07 au
i 14.05184712665357 6.5185e-06 deg
node 156.2612151705346 2.1557e-05 deg
peri 186.3737119648214 7.5184e-05 deg
M 52.44797032247993 6.9629e-05 deg
tp 2457304.074747316696
0.00039493 JED
period 2034.646723407156
n .1769348928531216 2.8524e-09 deg/d
Q 3.27153108590834 3.5161e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1005  
   data-arc span      9028 days (24.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-04-10  
   last obs. used      2015-12-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56828  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:47:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.00391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96606 au 
 T_jup = 3.162 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO358746  

12001 Gasbarini           Discovered 1996 Mar. 12 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Ron Gasbarini (b. 1960) is an amateur astronomer whose interest was inspired by the Apollo missions in the 1960s. He has served as president of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's Niagara Centre and won the service award of the society in 1995.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1996 ED9 = 1997 JV2 
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