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172269 Tator (2002 TJ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2226793510021713 6.6229e-08  
a 2.752998505630014 4.1955e-08 AU
q 2.139962585086375 1.8673e-07 AU
i 8.562533773798728 1.3416e-05 deg
node 343.6828493688188 5.3633e-05 deg
peri 63.48133303373847 6.7846e-05 deg
M 213.2865627188025 4.1515e-05 deg
tp 2457680.446561172695
(2016-Oct-18.94656117)
0.00020308 JED
period 1668.427695228846
4.57
3.8139e-05
1.044e-07
d
yr
n .2157720115947977 4.9324e-09 deg/d
Q 3.366034426173653 5.1297e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      254  
   data-arc span      6504 days (17.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-08-03  
   last obs. used      2015-05-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5528  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 22:09:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16474 AU 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO260219  

172269 Tator           Discovered 2002 Oct. 9 by A. Martin and A. Boeker at Turtle Star Observatory.
Michael Tator (1956-2009) was a German amateur astronomer and co-founder of Turtle Star Observatory in Muelheim-Ruhr. In 1995 he started astrometric work at the observatory that led to the discovery of this minor planet.
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Reference: 20100130/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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