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2602 Moore (1982 BR)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002602
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer

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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1071031782613538 5.0339e-08  
a 2.384059508058731 1.1506e-08 au
q 2.128719157581441 1.2247e-07 au
i 5.543145473714937 4.9328e-06 deg
node 158.2649672594829 4.8176e-05 deg
peri 65.1379767678162 5.2968e-05 deg
M 53.59795308765848 2.3309e-05 deg
tp 2457400.320422785225
8.6845e-05 JED
period 1344.541043936109
n .2677493570193361 1.9383e-09 deg/d
Q 2.639399858536021 1.2738e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1566  
   data-arc span      23996 days (65.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-08-06  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50743  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:40:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12721 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34174 au 
 T_jup = 3.522 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO319116  

2602 Moore (1982 BR)          Discovered 1982-Jan-24 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1982 BR = 1931 JJ = 1942 HD = 1950 PE = 1969 TZ1 = 1971 BA3 = 1971 DD = 1975 FD = 1975 GM = 1976 SX6 
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