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38270 Wettzell (1999 RJ35)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2038270
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2515157398065385 9.4768e-08  
a 2.552066067579484 2.0399e-08 AU
q 1.910181282557067 2.47e-07 AU
i 14.54745004792272 1.3393e-05 deg
node 320.0319494905587 2.3488e-05 deg
peri 318.283274970366 3.4702e-05 deg
M 319.9384703226359 2.517e-05 deg
tp 2457166.214810243459
(2015-May-23.71481024)
0.00010416 JED
period 1489.142630550954
4.08
1.7854e-05
4.888e-08
d
yr
n .2417498449203667 2.8985e-09 deg/d
Q 3.193950852601902 2.5529e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      455  
   data-arc span      21775 days (59.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-09-04  
   last obs. used      2014-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58347  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 04:39:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .919643 AU 
 T_jup = 3.351 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9 mag n/a MPO259601  

38270 Wettzell           Discovered 1999 Sept. 11 at Starkenburg.
The Geodetic Fundamental Station Wettzell in the Bavarian Forest supplies observational contributions to the International Terrestrial Reference System with radio interferometry and laser ranging to artificial satellites. The name was suggested by P. Geffert.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 1999 RJ35 = 1966 PT = 1982 JC5 
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