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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 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08768823351501337 4.8952e-08  
a 3.018270336886031 2.8598e-08 AU
q 2.753603542773731 1.4653e-07 AU
i 10.26154522820651 6.271e-06 deg
node 144.471904627187 3.2946e-05 deg
peri 136.9510153862372 5.0652e-05 deg
M 123.0978369808981 3.7572e-05 deg
tp 2456345.587090524960
(2013-Feb-22.08709052)
0.00020034 JED
period 1915.29480284532
5.24
2.7221e-05
7.453e-08
d
yr
n .1879606207176002 2.6714e-09 deg/d
Q 3.282937130998331 3.1106e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1297  
   data-arc span      13671 days (37.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-08  
   last obs. used      2015-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4889  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:17:21  

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 11.7 mag n/a MPO313453  

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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