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12229 Paulsson (1985 UK3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012229
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1561711567550398 5.0881e-08  
a 2.25137949439929 1.0534e-08 au
q 1.899778954464376 1.1632e-07 au
i 4.600210799747821 4.8207e-06 deg
node 39.86849079389948 6.7864e-05 deg
peri 265.5921576692795 6.9655e-05 deg
M 45.9665604346012 1.5777e-05 deg
tp 2457242.952689687318
(2015-Aug-08.45268969)
5.4064e-05 JED
period 1233.875912757484
3.38
8.6602e-06
2.371e-08
d
yr
n .2917635365743275 2.0478e-09 deg/d
Q 2.602980034334204 1.218e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1375  
   data-arc span      11037 days (30.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-09-21  
   last obs. used      2015-12-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53412  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:20:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .889757 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61947 au 
 T_jup = 3.606 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO358748  

12229 Paulsson           Discovered 1985 Oct. 17 by C.-I. Lagerkvist at Kvistaberg Observatory.
Rolf Paulsson (b. 1943), a lecturer at Uppsala University, has been an outstanding teacher of theoretical physics for generations of students.
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Reference: 20091004/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-10-06

Alternate Designations
 1985 UK3 = 1991 JB 
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