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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 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2226793197813338 7.5539e-08  
a 2.752998505303919 4.1963e-08 AU
q 2.139962670783814 2.1167e-07 AU
i 8.562532978087569 1.5834e-05 deg
node 343.6828500352989 5.3692e-05 deg
peri 63.48135694291912 7.3359e-05 deg
M 213.2865434453059 4.7137e-05 deg
tp 2457680.446650375316
(2016-Oct-18.94665038)
0.00022785 JED
period 1668.427694932406
4.57
3.8147e-05
1.044e-07
d
yr
n .2157720116331352 4.9334e-09 deg/d
Q 3.366034339824024 5.1308e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      247  
   data-arc span      6116 days (16.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-08-03  
   last obs. used      2014-05-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55545  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 12:59:30  

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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