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246247 Sheldoncooper (2007 SP14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2246247
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06984053722278689 8.3159e-08  
a 2.813518374059607 4.1784e-08 au
q 2.617020739329102 2.43e-07 au
i 7.420661163600804 9.3734e-06 deg
node 197.9183222655307 5.4907e-05 deg
peri 179.802640437587 7.817e-05 deg
M 321.0313195797138 5.9997e-05 deg
tp 2457787.089095479987
(2017-Feb-02.58909548)
0.00028875 JED
period 1723.745162739129
4.72
3.84e-05
1.051e-07
d
yr
n .2088475766498684 4.6525e-09 deg/d
Q 3.010016008790112 4.4703e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      215  
   data-arc span      6487 days (17.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-09-07  
   last obs. used      2015-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54523  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 16:16:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61729 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34126 au 
 T_jup = 3.304 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO294447  

246247 Sheldoncooper           Discovered 2007 Sept. 20 by Q.-z. Ye and H.-C. Lin at Lulin.
Sheldon Cooper, portrayed by Jim Parsons, is a geeky fictional character on the TV series "The Big Bang Theory".
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Reference: 20120703/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-07-09

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