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133528 Ceragioli (2003 TC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2133528
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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 .08553555276838264 7.4916e-08  
a 2.860369259114161 3.5572e-08 AU
q 2.615705993414142 2.1235e-07 AU
i 1.270072090272001 7.3073e-06 deg
node 334.8713288472397 0.0003224 deg
peri 21.15515329813559 0.00032477 deg
M 127.0029016286176 4.5194e-05 deg
tp 2456377.134557820709
0.00021767 JED
period 1766.979780042898
n .2037374757006331 3.8005e-09 deg/d
Q 3.10503252481418 3.8614e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      391  
   data-arc span      6011 days (16.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-13  
   last obs. used      2015-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54955  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 19:21:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61131 AU 
 T_jup = 3.296 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO245088  
rotation period rot_per 3.06 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Polishook, D.; Ofek, E.O.; Waszczak, A.; Kulkarni, S.R.; et al. (2011). MNRAS 421, 2094-2108.]

133528 Ceragioli           Discovered 2003 Oct. 4 by D. Healy at Junk Bond Observatory.
Roger Ceragioli (b. 1959) is senior optician at the University of Arizona's Steward Mirror Laboratory. His projects include the "90-Prime" focus corrector for the Bok Telescope and the MODS spectrograph for the Large Binocular Telescope. His Ph.D. dissertation was on "The lore and poetry of the Dog Star in antiquity".
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

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