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13197 Pontecorvo (1997 DC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013197
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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 .1682088290052851 5.4268e-08  
a 2.390610944042353 1.3442e-08 AU
q 1.98848907653777 1.3e-07 AU
i 2.541054616114986 5.6064e-06 deg
node 158.5153401865927 0.00012549 deg
peri 85.3951611231652 0.00012669 deg
M 233.7168667733111 1.7643e-05 deg
tp 2457474.092296836815
(2016-Mar-26.59229684)
6.7064e-05 JED
period 1350.087082137909
3.70
1.1387e-05
3.118e-08
d
yr
n .2666494663662196 2.249e-09 deg/d
Q 2.792732811546936 1.5703e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1065  
   data-arc span      7945 days (21.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-22  
   last obs. used      2014-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55465  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:19:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .978987 AU 
 T_jup = 3.512 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO267759  

13197 Pontecorvo           Discovered 1997 Feb. 17 by V. S. Casulli at the Colleverde di Guidonia.
Bruno Pontecorvo (1913-1993) was a student of Enrico Fermi and the first to theorize the neutrino oscillation that produces three different particles.
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Reference: 20111210/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-12-12

Alternate Designations
 1997 DC = 1993 BC13 
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