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4262 DeVorkin (1989 CO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004262
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2204631448109627 4.1331e-08  
a 2.300749636916335 9.3215e-09 au
q 1.793519136539079 9.4126e-08 au
i 7.32797806206991 4.3376e-06 deg
node 129.2500164494279 4.664e-05 deg
peri 184.0418220809611 4.9157e-05 deg
M 143.5885904561376 1.6399e-05 deg
tp 2457092.083189743844
(2015-Mar-10.58318974)
5.7371e-05 JED
period 1274.683810954513
3.49
7.7466e-06
2.121e-08
d
yr
n .2824229796489088 1.7164e-09 deg/d
Q 2.80798013729359 1.1377e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1384  
   data-arc span      30833 days (84.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-10-10  
   last obs. used      2016-03-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52241  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 15:44:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .779037 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47067 au 
 T_jup = 3.548 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO358671  

4262 DeVorkin           Discovered 1989 Feb. 5 by M. Arai and H. Mori at Yorii.
David H. DeVorkin (b. 1944), Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society (1997-1999), wrote the definitive biography of astronomer Henry Norris Russell. DeVorkin has been the Curator at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum since 1981.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 1989 CO = 1931 TH3 = 1955 KA = 1955 MD = 1976 NF 
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