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40463 Frankkameny (1999 RE44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2040463
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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 .1802176127151132 7.6148e-08  
a 2.781149672679475 2.6913e-08 AU
q 2.279937518065762 2.0874e-07 AU
i 2.453141704566705 6.9828e-06 deg
node 303.0095093632267 0.00017026 deg
peri 30.92465435762299 0.00017095 deg
M 126.8074316044471 1.9648e-05 deg
tp 2456403.770957592783
(2013-Apr-21.27095759)
9.0627e-05 JED
period 1694.084112804192
4.64
2.459e-05
6.732e-08
d
yr
n .2125042064198911 3.0846e-09 deg/d
Q 3.282361827293189 3.1763e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      528  
   data-arc span      6569 days (17.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-03  
   last obs. used      2015-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56936  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 16:04:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27082 AU 
 T_jup = 3.308 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1 mag n/a MPO319572  

40463 Frankkameny           Discovered 1999 Sept. 15 by G. W. Billings at Calgary.
Frank L. Kameny (1925-2011) trained as a variable star astronomer in the 1950s, but joined the Civil Rights struggle. His contributions included removing homosexuality from being termed a mental disorder in 1973 and shepherding passage of the District of Columbia marriage equality law in 2009.
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Reference: 20120703/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-07-09

Alternate Designations
 1999 RE44 = 1997 EJ19 
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