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17602 Dr. G. (1995 SO1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017602
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1599569914934956 8.7803e-08  
a 3.142322755353956 4.9878e-08 AU
q 2.639686261105985 2.6532e-07 AU
i 21.27249463870733 1.1631e-05 deg
node 285.8689991131375 2.7237e-05 deg
peri 128.7073656836813 5.821e-05 deg
M 91.9491540135632 4.6311e-05 deg
tp 2456280.839329269123
(2012-Dec-19.33932927)
0.00025888 JED
period 2034.579257091592
5.57
4.8442e-05
1.326e-07
d
yr
n .1769407599852442 4.2128e-09 deg/d
Q 3.644959249601926 5.7856e-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      .56454  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:11:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70218 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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