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12229 Paulsson (1985 UK3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012229
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .15604485346166 5.2871e-08  
a 2.251044172386222 1.4534e-08 AU
q 1.89978031437049 1.19e-07 AU
i 4.600354220933236 5.6226e-06 deg
node 39.87343158924388 6.9135e-05 deg
peri 265.6390256551958 7.2108e-05 deg
M 289.2069895132793 2.4337e-05 deg
tp 2457243.084100696825
(2015-Aug-08.58410070)
8.4607e-05 JED
period 1233.600261529186
3.38
1.1947e-05
3.271e-08
d
yr
n .2918287319052119 2.8263e-09 deg/d
Q 2.602308030401954 1.6802e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1264  
   data-arc span      10488 days (28.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-09-21  
   last obs. used      2014-06-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53316  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:20:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .892673 AU 
 T_jup = 3.607 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO279645  

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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