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17602 Dr. G. (1995 SO1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017602
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1599456907418013 7.7478e-08  
a 3.141559275105125 4.8523e-08 AU
q 2.639080406842123 2.3861e-07 AU
i 21.27207024428092 1.0849e-05 deg
node 285.8654342325398 2.6881e-05 deg
peri 128.6119509120921 5.3018e-05 deg
M 127.4601233430297 4.2021e-05 deg
tp 2456280.407731270247
(2012-Dec-18.90773127)
0.00023363 JED
period 2033.837799176174
5.57
4.7121e-05
1.29e-07
d
yr
n .1770052656833409 4.1009e-09 deg/d
Q 3.644038143368127 5.6284e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      459  
   data-arc span      7204 days (19.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-07-11  
   last obs. used      2014-04-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52152  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 21:53:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70221 AU 
 T_jup = 3.086 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO279700  

17602 Dr. G.           Discovered 1995 Sept. 19 by T. B. Spahr at the Catalina Station of Steward Observatory.
Stephen Gottesman (b. 1939), a radio astronomer at the University of Florida for 35 years, was an advisor to 15 students and a teacher and friend to many others. His research involved galactic structure and dynamics, but his celestial namesake honors the endless enthusiasm and respect "Dr. G." afforded his students.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 1995 SO1 = 1994 NC5 
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