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4984 Patrickmiller (1978 VU10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004984
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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 .2099323009869107 4.4262e-08  
a 2.252914429776728 9.0313e-09 au
q 1.779954919607085 9.872e-08 au
i 1.976131372324194 5.0645e-06 deg
node 257.0968791825761 0.00014694 deg
peri 66.48579359182646 0.00014757 deg
M 131.2411266638558 1.5622e-05 deg
tp 2457150.219726608619
(2015-May-07.71972661)
5.2828e-05 JED
period 1235.137967354407
3.38
7.427e-06
2.033e-08
d
yr
n .2914654148079497 1.7526e-09 deg/d
Q 2.72587393994637 1.0927e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1291  
   data-arc span      23517 days (64.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-08  
   last obs. used      2016-03-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51195  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:50:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .768212 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59155 au 
 T_jup = 3.596 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO350841  

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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