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172269 Tator (2002 TJ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .222365479485379 6.5921e-08  
a 2.753611163466998 4.192e-08 au
q 2.141303096786366 1.8625e-07 au
i 8.562441591949744 1.3336e-05 deg
node 343.6770425098453 5.2777e-05 deg
peri 63.42091254266389 6.723e-05 deg
M 342.7595593955658 4.3314e-05 deg
tp 2457680.427864048488
(2016-Oct-18.92786405)
0.00020208 JED
period 1668.984669107306
4.57
3.8112e-05
1.043e-07
d
yr
n .2157000041184046 4.9257e-09 deg/d
Q 3.365919230147628 5.1242e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      261  
   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      .54584  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-26 08:37:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16488 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14087 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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