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262536 Nowikow (2006 UJ349)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2262536
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Orbit Diagram
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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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1457622148491619 1.3278e-07  
a 2.416488735299302 4.5809e-08 au
q 2.064255985084025 3.0517e-07 au
i .5177199787169211 1.0526e-05 deg
node 271.0035169075306 0.0011937 deg
peri 286.7114190851515 0.0011944 deg
M 68.68357630494313 4.173e-05 deg
tp 2457338.726313540971
0.00015486 JED
period 1372.067853701268
n .2623776943894354 7.4608e-09 deg/d
Q 2.768721485514578 5.2487e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      120  
   data-arc span      5468 days (14.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-01-08  
   last obs. used      2014-12-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65311  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 10:49:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0619 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19115 au 
 T_jup = 3.502 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.5 mag n/a MPO270975  

262536 Nowikow           Discovered 2006 Oct. 26 by P. A. Wiegert and A. Papadimos at Mauna Kea.
Igor Nowikow is a physics teacher at Markham District High School in Markham, Canada. He received a Master's degree in physics from McMaster University and has inspired his students to pursue degrees in physics and science. He has written several high-school physics textbooks.
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Reference: 20121228/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-01-02

Alternate Designations
 2006 UJ349 = 2008 FY42 
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