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4445 Jimstratton (1985 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004445
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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 .1906251251320949 4.8872e-08  
a 2.266547169210185 1.0422e-08 AU
q 1.834486331461697 1.1204e-07 AU
i 2.859075306180838 4.6917e-06 deg
node 215.5847853651935 0.00010485 deg
peri 156.4027092220257 0.00010569 deg
M 201.456828828577 1.4405e-05 deg
tp 2457549.396686615533
(2016-Jun-09.89668662)
5.1498e-05 JED
period 1246.365931257525
3.41
8.5968e-06
2.354e-08
d
yr
n .2888397307496819 1.9923e-09 deg/d
Q 2.698608006958672 1.2409e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1241  
   data-arc span      28047 days (76.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-08-03  
   last obs. used      2014-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49908  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:28:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .83512 AU 
 T_jup = 3.590 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO279561  

4445 Jimstratton           Discovered 1985 Oct. 15 by K. Suzuki and T. Urata at Toyota.
James Michael Stratton (b. 1976) helped further the exploration of the planets through his roles as both the propulsion and deputy mission systems engineer on NASA's New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

Alternate Designations
 1985 TC = 1937 PC = 1951 WL1 = 1978 PE2 
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