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304233 Majaess (2006 RE3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2304233
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06952834581115434 9.8032e-08  
a 2.863828917021181 6.921e-08 au
q 2.664711629734549 3.0213e-07 au
i 12.61966612158688 1.0986e-05 deg
node 99.63881327243668 4.6538e-05 deg
peri 346.8640070153058 9.9022e-05 deg
M 313.3801568122371 9.5857e-05 deg
tp 2457829.738384629083
0.00047645 JED
period 1770.186530531533
n .2033683986353138 7.3722e-09 deg/d
Q 3.062946204307813 7.4022e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      93  
   data-arc span      4576 days (12.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-01-26  
   last obs. used      2015-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50205  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 21:02:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.681 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11856 au 
 T_jup = 3.261 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.2 mag n/a MPO258175  

304233 Majaess           Discovered 2006 Sept. 14 by D. D. Balam at Mauna Kea.
Daniel Majaess (b. 1984) is a young Canadian observational astronomer who researches the Cepheid distance scale, variable stars, and the Milky Way's spiral structure and its many star clusters. He frequently makes innovative use of photometric surveys and data from small telescopes.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 2006 RE3 = 2003 BC91 = 2003 BH9 = 2009 JM3 
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