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13197 Pontecorvo (1997 DC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013197
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1686297770637371 5.5637e-08  
a 2.389667790983114 1.3892e-08 AU
q 1.986698644133239 1.3301e-07 AU
i 2.54081194511561 5.6995e-06 deg
node 158.5324773317257 0.00012891 deg
peri 85.44058684426476 0.00013017 deg
M 180.3080299182218 1.7796e-05 deg
tp 2457473.989596148217
(2016-Mar-26.48959615)
6.7845e-05 JED
period 1349.288198593492
3.69
1.1766e-05
3.221e-08
d
yr
n .2668073435869866 2.3266e-09 deg/d
Q 2.79263693783299 1.6235e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1054  
   data-arc span      7675 days (21.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-22  
   last obs. used      2014-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56226  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Feb-19 18:19:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .975615 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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