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173872 Andrewwest (2001 TJ245)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2173872
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1054592364815417 8.8068e-08  
a 3.041836981895994 5.5186e-08 AU
q 2.721047176283925 2.7291e-07 AU
i 2.452902430628884 1.2006e-05 deg
node 342.0319301838548 0.00021881 deg
peri 127.6273339661021 0.00024527 deg
M 79.7834081438572 9.3595e-05 deg
tp 2456571.050191044855
(2013-Oct-05.55019104)
0.00050928 JED
period 1937.77045654768
5.31
5.2734e-05
1.444e-07
d
yr
n .185780518421864 5.0557e-09 deg/d
Q 3.362626787508062 6.1006e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      148  
   data-arc span      6410 days (17.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-10-06  
   last obs. used      2014-04-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56433  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 13:18:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73856 AU 
 T_jup = 3.230 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO248302  

173872 Andrewwest           Discovered 2001 Oct. 14 by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey at Apache Point.
Andrew A. West (b. 1977) is an American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, known for his studies of magnetic activity and dynamics of low-mass stars.
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Reference: 20130127/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-01-31

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Alternate Designations
 2001 TJ245 = 1996 TU24 = 2004 GY31 
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