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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1190569853615345 6.22e-08  
a 2.453237044558811 1.8555e-08 AU
q 2.161162037656399 1.5759e-07 AU
i 6.85138040749156 6.7206e-06 deg
node 187.5796784412913 5.0641e-05 deg
peri 174.5334901821189 5.7907e-05 deg
M 22.41311724709173 3.0206e-05 deg
tp 2456713.120921533853
(2014-Feb-24.62092153)
0.0001173 JED
period 1403.484749623332
3.84
1.5922e-05
4.359e-08
d
yr
n .2565043903017949 2.91e-09 deg/d
Q 2.745312051461224 2.0764e-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 = 1.15724 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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