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17503 Celestechild (1992 FK1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017503
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2481635269509392 1.0955e-07  
a 2.281971862417512 1.5402e-08 au
q 1.715669676637179 2.5505e-07 au
i 22.15518198383716 1.0979e-05 deg
node 273.9761943076251 2.2608e-05 deg
peri 238.3943585713948 3.1335e-05 deg
M 336.8551028985487 1.9869e-05 deg
tp 2457481.449954329691
(2016-Apr-02.94995433)
6.9656e-05 JED
period 1259.110525786751
3.45
1.2747e-05
3.49e-08
d
yr
n .2859161230306253 2.8947e-09 deg/d
Q 2.848274048197846 1.9224e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      543  
   data-arc span      14803 days (40.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-06-07  
   last obs. used      2015-12-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51932  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:37:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .811237 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47586 au 
 T_jup = 3.469 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1 mag n/a MPO358800  

17503 Celestechild           Discovered 1992 Mar. 26 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring Observatory.
Named for Celeste Ann Child, daughter of Jack and Maren Child, in recognition of her achievements in school, friendships and family, and her commitment to tolerance and compassion.
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Reference: 20111210/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-12-12
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