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4445 Jimstratton (1985 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004445
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1905681402880547 4.4765e-08  
a 2.267000341361411 1.0277e-08 au
q 1.834982302275782 1.0352e-07 au
i 2.859022044140576 4.5538e-06 deg
node 215.5750996586928 9.6625e-05 deg
peri 156.322560124421 9.7469e-05 deg
M 14.81464480963696 1.4763e-05 deg
tp 2457549.194426349411
(2016-Jun-09.69442635)
5.095e-05 JED
period 1246.73974648364
3.41
8.478e-06
2.321e-08
d
yr
n .2887531267173922 1.9636e-09 deg/d
Q 2.69901838044704 1.2236e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1349  
   data-arc span      28531 days (78.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-08-03  
   last obs. used      2015-09-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48875  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:07:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .834397 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76226 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  
rotation period rot_per 3.74 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

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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