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172269 Tator (2002 TJ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2228741267553948 8.0414e-08  
a 2.752553242685575 4.2882e-08 AU
q 2.139080342374297 2.2722e-07 AU
i 8.562947402313487 1.5678e-05 deg
node 343.690172042371 5.5308e-05 deg
peri 63.48008433960477 8.0862e-05 deg
M 170.122116124677 5.3415e-05 deg
tp 2456012.256687710037
(2012-Mar-25.75668771)
0.00023566 JED
period 1668.022940747001
4.57
3.8979e-05
1.067e-07
d
yr
n .2158243698008007 5.0435e-09 deg/d
Q 3.366026142996852 5.2439e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      242  
   data-arc span      5724 days (15.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-08-03  
   last obs. used      2013-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58081  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-07 19:32:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.163 AU 
 T_jup = 3.293 
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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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