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4099 Wiggins (1988 AB5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004099
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07673186055639539 7.1673e-08  
a 2.572997098594822 2.1349e-08 AU
q 2.375566244013434 1.855e-07 AU
i 15.5993986603115 7.4914e-06 deg
node 135.9004386117279 3.0161e-05 deg
peri 299.9180522819518 6.6817e-05 deg
M 225.4466449921775 6.2079e-05 deg
tp 2457563.942239981402
(2016-Jun-24.44223998)
0.00026261 JED
period 1507.500176279606
4.13
1.8763e-05
5.137e-08
d
yr
n .2388059422244661 2.9722e-09 deg/d
Q 2.77042795317621 2.2988e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      852  
   data-arc span      22262 days (60.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-14  
   last obs. used      2014-07-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48634  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:02:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42747 AU 
 T_jup = 3.373 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO263383  

4099 Wiggins           Discovered 1988 Jan. 13 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Patrick Wiggins (b. 1949) spent over 26 years with Hansen Planetarium in Salt Lake City, educating the children and adults of Utah through programs at the planetarium, in schools and via the media. After retiring from the planetarium he continued as a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

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Alternate Designations
 1988 AB5 = 1951 CS = 1980 DC4 = 1989 GS 
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