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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 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .11905333955365 5.6297e-08  
a 2.453569177425812 1.6318e-08 AU
q 2.161463573027367 1.399e-07 AU
i 6.851163988720942 6.1909e-06 deg
node 187.5754295480348 5.0483e-05 deg
peri 174.6187293214972 5.7783e-05 deg
M 73.63828218702689 3.0201e-05 deg
tp 2456713.357791843521
(2014-Feb-24.85779184)
0.00011644 JED
period 1403.769776619582
3.84
1.4004e-05
3.834e-08
d
yr
n .2564523086306332 2.5584e-09 deg/d
Q 2.745674781824257 1.8261e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      954  
   data-arc span      8472 days (23.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-01  
   last obs. used      2015-02-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52965  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:34:19  

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 14.2 mag n/a MPO319250  

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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