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4390 Madreteresa (1976 GO8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004390
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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 .238959972790708 4.1744e-08  
a 2.399392253929984 1.2851e-08 AU
q 1.82603354621664 1.009e-07 AU
i 10.72624811686503 1.0007e-05 deg
node 347.986051406262 2.5359e-05 deg
peri 267.9215734012448 3.5118e-05 deg
M 103.7635165885433 2.5688e-05 deg
tp 2456609.215642293598
(2013-Nov-12.71564229)
9.5872e-05 JED
period 1357.532718680601
3.72
1.0906e-05
2.986e-08
d
yr
n .2651869785870705 2.1304e-09 deg/d
Q 2.972750961643328 1.5922e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1201  
   data-arc span      14198 days (38.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-04-05  
   last obs. used      2015-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48265  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:18:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .851584 AU 
 T_jup = 3.464 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO332860  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Cgh   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4390 Madreteresa           Discovered 1976 Apr. 5 at the Carlos U. Cesco Station of the Felix Aguilar Observatory.
Named in memory of Albanian-born Ines Gonxha Bojaxhiu (1910-1997), better known as Mother Theresa of Calcutta, who devoted her life to helping sick, destitute and homeless people, first in India and then in the rest of the world. Among her many awards, in 1979 she received the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Reference: 19980411/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

Alternate Designations
 1976 GO8 = 1984 SN5 
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