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30441 Curly (2000 MX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2030441
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1566827827845313 7.3191e-08  
a 3.133302006547404 3.466e-08 AU
q 2.642367528857201 2.3076e-07 AU
i 6.455321167243192 6.1619e-06 deg
node 71.97143509776035 6.696e-05 deg
peri 256.029848756802 7.0336e-05 deg
M 174.0502949411654 2.6862e-05 deg
tp 2456021.068483256235
(2012-Apr-03.56848326)
0.00014466 JED
period 2025.824467272198
5.55
3.3614e-05
9.203e-08
d
yr
n .1777054260208167 2.9486e-09 deg/d
Q 3.624236484237606 4.009e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      768  
   data-arc span      7646 days (20.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-05-14  
   last obs. used      2015-04-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54535  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 17:02:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64122 AU 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO253566  
rotation period rot_per 6.9392 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J., in press.]

30441 Curly           Discovered 2000 June 24 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Brooklyn-born Curly Howard (Jerome Horwitz, 1903-1952) of Three Stooges fame was one of the greats of comedy. Generally forgetful of his lines, he would ad-lib much of the time.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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