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5019 Erfjord (1979 MS6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005019
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07505588122397688 7.043e-08  
a 2.42480483715093 1.8356e-08 AU
q 2.242808973302405 1.6968e-07 AU
i 5.571576958463512 5.7132e-06 deg
node 243.7192556169061 7.1468e-05 deg
peri 274.0053999155481 8.1734e-05 deg
M 270.4050202216688 3.9975e-05 deg
tp 2457343.737544552595
(2015-Nov-17.23754455)
0.00015325 JED
period 1379.156693205918
3.78
1.566e-05
4.287e-08
d
yr
n .2610290779673208 2.964e-09 deg/d
Q 2.606800700999454 1.9734e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1035  
   data-arc span      22153 days (60.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-11-30  
   last obs. used      2014-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48475  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:04:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26067 AU 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO267728  

5019 Erfjord           Discovered 1979 June 25 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
Erfjord is the name of a small school in a small village of the same name in western Norway. This school was one of three winners of the Best School Teaching of Astronomy competition held during the 2009 Year of Astronomy in Norway.
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Reference: 20110715/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-07-20

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MS6 = 1984 YO3 = 1987 SM19 
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