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4137 Crabtree (1970 WC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004137
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01831818234151928 6.2025e-08  
a 2.363930627684167 1.3667e-08 AU
q 2.320627715403546 1.4714e-07 AU
i 3.800259534112423 7.3457e-06 deg
node 352.9341547316273 7.0679e-05 deg
peri 213.8651953148052 0.00017512 deg
M 193.7065213028546 0.00016249 deg
tp 2457413.729778106045
(2016-Jan-26.22977811)
0.00059943 JED
period 1327.54887231766
3.63
1.1513e-05
3.152e-08
d
yr
n .2711764572339286 2.3517e-09 deg/d
Q 2.407233539964787 1.3917e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1284  
   data-arc span      21779 days (59.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-23  
   last obs. used      2014-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45927  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:58:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3165 AU 
 T_jup = 3.546 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO267724  

4137 Crabtree           Discovered 1970 Nov. 24 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.
William Crabtree (1610-1644), a cloth merchant in Salford, near Manchester, became the second person knowingly to observe a transit of Venus, after he had been alerted to the 1639 event by Jeremiah Horrocks.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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Alternate Designations
 1970 WC = 1972 GK1 = 1977 RO6 = 1986 AV1 
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