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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08768822497249197 4.9862e-08  
a 3.018270342658202 2.9286e-08 AU
q 2.753603573823389 1.505e-07 AU
i 10.26154758366274 6.5378e-06 deg
node 144.4719078943667 3.3056e-05 deg
peri 136.9510031221915 5.171e-05 deg
M 123.0978439882718 3.8394e-05 deg
tp 2456345.587051365193
(2013-Feb-22.08705137)
0.00020514 JED
period 1915.294808339563
5.24
2.7876e-05
7.632e-08
d
yr
n .1879606201784135 2.7357e-09 deg/d
Q 3.282937111493015 3.1854e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1227  
   data-arc span      13599 days (37.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-08  
   last obs. used      2015-01-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49651  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:06:07  

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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