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362793 Suetolson (2011 WQ140)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2362793
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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .133308749773134 2.2004e-07  
a 2.757020242687912 1.2953e-07 au
q 2.389485321035964 6.8354e-07 au
i 13.61912183473595 1.4097e-05 deg
node 90.71210780268095 6.8986e-05 deg
peri 305.7501136986239 9.7694e-05 deg
M 41.25237913445488 6.0708e-05 deg
tp 2457408.895873157499
0.00027986 JED
period 1672.085031471281
n .215300055454257 1.5172e-08 deg/d
Q 3.12455516433986 1.4679e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      74  
   data-arc span      3389 days (9.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-08-23  
   last obs. used      2015-12-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5238  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 23:43:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42471 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30181 au 
 T_jup = 3.290 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5 mag n/a MPO349044  

362793 Suetolson           Discovered 2006 Aug. 23 by D. D. Balam at Mauna Kea.
Suzanne G. M. R. Tolson (1959-2013) was a human resources specialist at National Research Council Canada, both in Ottawa and at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in Victoria. She helped create a strong, productive scientific, technical and administrative staff to support scientific and engineering excellence.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-11-17Last Updated: 2014-11-10

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Alternate Designations
 2011 WQ140 = 2006 QS34 
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