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4202 Minitti (1985 CB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004202
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08768821899209468 5.4684e-08  
a 3.018270346154472 3.236e-08 AU
q 2.753603595063533 1.7059e-07 AU
i 10.26154853439298 7.2738e-06 deg
node 144.4719070464185 3.3126e-05 deg
peri 136.9509988469248 5.5798e-05 deg
M 123.0978478261172 4.1632e-05 deg
tp 2456345.587029808899
(2013-Feb-22.08702981)
0.00022406 JED
period 1915.29481166749
5.24
3.0802e-05
8.433e-08
d
yr
n .1879606198518219 3.0228e-09 deg/d
Q 3.282937097245411 3.5198e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1170  
   data-arc span      13123 days (35.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-08  
   last obs. used      2013-09-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50355  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:59:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.749 AU 
 T_jup = 3.217 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6 mag n/a MPO267724  

4202 Minitti           Discovered 1985 Feb. 12 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Michelle Minitti (b. 1973) is a researcher at Arizona State University who studies the mineralogy of Mars. She conducts experimental and analytical investigations of Martian analogue materials and has identified a new hematite formation mechanism for Mars. The name was suggested by T. H. Burbine.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

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Alternate Designations
 1985 CB2 = 1977 TU6 = 1980 DF5 = 1986 LG1 = 1987 QJ10 
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