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5046 Carletonmoore (1981 DQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005046
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06774539242189405 9.5491e-08  
a 2.576903318912167 2.3439e-08 AU
q 2.402329992339181 2.3808e-07 AU
i 13.38155523029667 9.1269e-06 deg
node 221.8589942124821 2.6041e-05 deg
peri 188.4073777964043 6.0981e-05 deg
M 179.3288810924437 5.1081e-05 deg
tp 2456247.849504059335
(2012-Nov-16.34950406)
0.00021746 JED
period 1510.934417747039
4.14
2.0615e-05
5.644e-08
d
yr
n .2382631540929471 3.2508e-09 deg/d
Q 2.751476645485153 2.5027e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      789  
   data-arc span      12602 days (34.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-12-23  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51072  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:10:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41225 AU 
 T_jup = 3.385 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO256901  
rotation period rot_per 6.050 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Birlan, M.; Barucci, M.A.; Angeli, C.A.; Doressoundiram, A.; De Sanctis, M.C. (1996) Planet. Space Sci. 44, 555-558.]

5046 Carletonmoore           Discovered 1981 Feb. 28 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
A professor of chemistry and geology at Arizona State University, Carleton Moore (b. 1932) performed carbon, nitrogen, and sulphur analyses on Apollo lunar samples. Carleton is the founding director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University and was editor of the journal Meteoritics for 20 years.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 DQ = 1979 YR6 = 1987 UW9 
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