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17638 Sualan (1996 PB1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017638
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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 .2165772106393146 5.9397e-08  
a 2.377811816940777 1.3825e-08 AU
q 1.862831966202543 1.445e-07 AU
i 2.073344026703419 6.8251e-06 deg
node 343.2119153311669 0.00015093 deg
peri 337.0505788225268 0.00015154 deg
M 3.838954533791761 1.5173e-05 deg
tp 2456986.218457511444
(2014-Nov-24.71845751)
5.638e-05 JED
period 1339.259230768239
3.67
1.168e-05
3.198e-08
d
yr
n .268805315453001 2.3443e-09 deg/d
Q 2.892791667679012 1.6819e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      676  
   data-arc span      8520 days (23.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-21  
   last obs. used      2014-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55849  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:39:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .851029 AU 
 T_jup = 3.507 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO263504  

17638 Sualan           Discovered 1996 Aug. 11 by G. R. Viscome at Rand Observatory.
Sue and Alan French live in Scotia, New York. Both are avid amateur astronomers, telescope builders and writers who have for many years brought the wonders of astronomy to the public.
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Reference: 20020921/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 PB1 = 1998 AM4 
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