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13285 Stephicks (1998 QK52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013285
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1190569769536289 6.9656e-08  
a 2.453237050555087 2.0798e-08 AU
q 2.161162063565361 1.7451e-07 AU
i 6.851380570505956 7.4147e-06 deg
node 187.5796675798624 5.2331e-05 deg
peri 174.5335540062382 5.9962e-05 deg
M 22.41306761843257 3.2061e-05 deg
tp 2456713.121114694232
(2014-Feb-24.62111469)
0.00012447 JED
period 1403.484754768991
3.84
1.7848e-05
4.887e-08
d
yr
n .2565043893613614 3.2619e-09 deg/d
Q 2.745312037544812 2.3274e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      874  
   data-arc span      7994 days (21.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-09  
   last obs. used      2013-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5669  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Nov-21 05:18:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15724 AU 
 T_jup = 3.475 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1 mag n/a MPO267759  

13285 Stephicks           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Stephanie Marie Hicks (b. 1990) is a finalist in the 2002 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for her botany and zoology project. She attends the Keystone Junior High School, San Antonio, Texas.
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Reference: 20021021/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1998 QK52 = 1991 XC3 = 1997 GV42 
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