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5098 Tomsolomon (1985 CH2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005098
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07313098854047365 5.4676e-08  
a 2.57078011171711 1.5704e-08 AU
q 2.382776420827049 1.4091e-07 AU
i 9.644496215553874 6.9012e-06 deg
node 153.2353593006883 3.1376e-05 deg
peri 326.5050773340695 5.9415e-05 deg
M 101.8002944692909 4.8852e-05 deg
tp 2456574.762056993406
(2013-Oct-09.26205699)
0.00020458 JED
period 1505.55222144871
4.12
1.3795e-05
3.777e-08
d
yr
n .2391149206724905 2.191e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758783802607171 1.6852e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1147  
   data-arc span      13079 days (35.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-10-21  
   last obs. used      2015-08-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51926  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:14:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40405 AU 
 T_jup = 3.406 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO298998  
rotation period rot_per 4.5924 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); 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) arXiv:1506.08493.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J., in press.]

5098 Tomsolomon           Discovered 1985 Feb. 14 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Tom Solomon (b. 1962) holds a Presidential Professorship in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Bucknell University. His research explores chaos and nonlinear dynamics in fluid systems. He has received prestigious awards for outstanding teaching and mentorship of undergraduate students.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-07-02Last Updated: 2015-07-06

Alternate Designations
 1985 CH2 = 1979 UN1 = 1981 EJ1 
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