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150145 Uvic (1996 BH1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2150145
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer

Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1693489118001443 9.9975e-08  
a 3.100934109263344 5.3206e-08 au
q 2.575794292295646 3.0688e-07 au
i 6.115366515103127 1.1585e-05 deg
node 245.5577029397302 0.0001058 deg
peri 236.2628611661024 0.00012594 deg
M 273.5722149649404 5.6988e-05 deg
tp 2458079.337457787376
0.00032014 JED
period 1994.514666013116
n .1804950377826064 4.6454e-09 deg/d
Q 3.626073926231041 6.2216e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      104  
   data-arc span      6280 days (17.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-23  
   last obs. used      2013-04-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65122  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 08:28:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59647 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.5401 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0 mag n/a MPO260138  

150145 Uvic           Discovered 1996 Jan. 23 by D. D. Balam at the National Research Council of Canada.
The University of Victoria, British Columbia, is widely recognized for leadership in research, inspired teaching and community engagement. It provides innovative programs and real-life learning experiences for its students. It is home to the Climenhaga Observatory, where this minor planet was discovered.
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