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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1190533391985153 5.6231e-08  
a 2.45356917746912 1.6299e-08 AU
q 2.161463573936866 1.397e-07 AU
i 6.851163899980252 6.1826e-06 deg
node 187.5754292309073 5.0472e-05 deg
peri 174.6187295995938 5.7774e-05 deg
M 73.6382821803722 3.0201e-05 deg
tp 2456713.357791861868
(2014-Feb-24.85779186)
0.00011644 JED
period 1403.769776656748
3.84
1.3988e-05
3.83e-08
d
yr
n .2564523086238433 2.5554e-09 deg/d
Q 2.745674781001373 1.8239e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      973  
   data-arc span      8514 days (23.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-01  
   last obs. used      2015-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52502  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:17:28  

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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