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13285 Stephicks (1998 QK52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013285
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1193162547038648 5.6421e-08  
a 2.454710127631802 1.6641e-08 au
q 2.161823308819129 1.4034e-07 au
i 6.85743715158176 6.1869e-06 deg
node 187.5233363347307 5.0383e-05 deg
peri 175.1252308400409 5.7644e-05 deg
M 175.6290266927346 3.0544e-05 deg
tp 2456715.181363288699
(2014-Feb-26.68136329)
0.00011602 JED
period 1404.749054651992
3.85
1.4285e-05
3.911e-08
d
yr
n .2562735307119927 2.606e-09 deg/d
Q 2.747596946444474 1.8627e-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 = 1.15752 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.70117 au 
 T_jup = 3.474 
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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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