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4984 Patrickmiller (1978 VU10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004984
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2099904859273349 5.447e-08  
a 2.253223550228872 1.3459e-08 AU
q 1.780068042013397 1.2669e-07 AU
i 1.976009197026957 5.5247e-06 deg
node 257.1060847449442 0.00017101 deg
peri 66.55113938739733 0.00017151 deg
M 316.3167848033747 1.8004e-05 deg
tp 2457150.405285120747
(2015-May-07.90528512)
6.2487e-05 JED
period 1235.392184402167
3.38
1.1069e-05
3.031e-08
d
yr
n .2914054375163558 2.611e-09 deg/d
Q 2.726379058444348 1.6285e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1024  
   data-arc span      22870 days (62.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-08  
   last obs. used      2014-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50967  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:04:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .769709 AU 
 T_jup = 3.595 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO263392  

4984 Patrickmiller           Discovered 1978 Nov. 7 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Palomar.
Patrick J. Miller (b. 1949), professor of mathematics at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX, is the founder and director of the International Astronomical Search Collaboration, an educational outreach program for high schools and colleges, provided at no cost to the participating schools. Name suggested by S. Foglia.
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Reference: 20110715/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-07-20

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VU10 = 1971 UL = 1981 RO3 = 1981 SK4 
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