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4089 Galbraith (1986 JG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004089
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .131748001217511 5.1096e-08  
a 2.18575835612857 1.237e-08 AU
q 1.897789061564159 1.0895e-07 AU
i 1.144060464931516 5.5818e-06 deg
node 316.6789565957188 0.00024878 deg
peri 321.3693193465055 0.00024996 deg
M 268.1244183340153 2.8445e-05 deg
tp 2457301.730712323636
(2015-Oct-06.23071232)
9.4544e-05 JED
period 1180.325114356886
3.23
1.002e-05
2.743e-08
d
yr
n .3050007117709684 2.5892e-09 deg/d
Q 2.473727650692982 1.4e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1400  
   data-arc span      22866 days (62.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-11  
   last obs. used      2014-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51338  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:58:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .882918 AU 
 T_jup = 3.665 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO240227  
rotation period rot_per 4.9123 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Polishook, D.; Brosch, N. (2008) ACM 2008 poster.]
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

4089 Galbraith           Discovered 1986 May 2 at Palomar.
Harvard University economist and polemicist John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006), renowned for his use of irony and for stressing the human element in the study of economics, rejected "the conventional wisdom" (a term introduced in his 1958 best-seller The Affluent Society) and the idea that economics is a "science".
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1986 JG = 1974 WO = 1976 GH4 = 1977 TR7 = 1982 AM 
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