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4262 DeVorkin (1989 CO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004262
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2204966079706213 6.361e-08  
a 2.30118079884215 1.3111e-08 AU
q 1.793778238370331 1.5106e-07 AU
i 7.32793156773038 6.5874e-06 deg
node 129.2525955113011 4.9681e-05 deg
peri 184.1153122555994 5.1945e-05 deg
M 334.0883269419455 1.7058e-05 deg
tp 2457092.273542036841
(2015-Mar-10.77354204)
6.0685e-05 JED
period 1275.042142560264
3.49
1.0897e-05
2.983e-08
d
yr
n .2823436088764297 2.413e-09 deg/d
Q 2.808583359313969 1.6002e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1089  
   data-arc span      30211 days (82.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-10-10  
   last obs. used      2014-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50666  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:03:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .780735 AU 
 T_jup = 3.548 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO302089  

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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