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165347 Philplait (2000 WG11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2165347
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Orbit Diagram
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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1381204667246602 6.2343e-08  
a 2.380974042614171 2.0548e-08 au
q 2.052112796589001 1.5219e-07 au
i 3.065092269373776 7.0147e-06 deg
node 58.44787049891315 0.00012979 deg
peri 96.24962811308112 0.00013262 deg
M 17.06054299032856 2.713e-05 deg
tp 2457536.905322879996
0.00010085 JED
period 1341.931717893138
n .268269983636133 3.4727e-09 deg/d
Q 2.709835288639341 2.3386e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      321  
   data-arc span      6639 days (18.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-01-26  
   last obs. used      2016-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58919  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 17:13:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0637 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.28402 au 
 T_jup = 3.523 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7 mag n/a MPO310266  

165347 Philplait           Discovered 2000 Nov. 23 by J. Medkeff at Junk Bond Observatory.
Phil Plait (b. 1964) is an astronomer, educator and author, currently based in Colorado. Since 1998 Plait has educated the public and debunked astronomy myths and misconceptions through his popular website, books and media appearances.
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Reference: 20080321/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-26

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Alternate Designations
 2000 WG11 = 2002 JE93 = 2004 XJ98 
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