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13285 Stephicks (1998 QK52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013285
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1190533421993953 6.2242e-08  
a 2.453569176544616 1.8293e-08 AU
q 2.161463565759561 1.5753e-07 AU
i 6.851164368927698 6.7203e-06 deg
node 187.5754257767769 5.064e-05 deg
peri 174.6187328887412 5.7898e-05 deg
M 73.63828280074935 3.0452e-05 deg
tp 2456713.357789605086
(2014-Feb-24.85778960)
0.00011725 JED
period 1403.769775863338
3.84
1.5699e-05
4.298e-08
d
yr
n .25645230876879 2.868e-09 deg/d
Q 2.745674787329671 2.0471e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      875  
   data-arc span      8002 days (21.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-01  
   last obs. used      2013-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54158  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 20:36:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15906 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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