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5099 Iainbanks (1985 DY1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005099
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05142164787321975 4.869e-08  
a 2.484975363834627 1.3073e-08 au
q 2.357193835701896 1.2012e-07 au
i 1.182880651842081 4.2367e-06 deg
node 81.06459014760306 0.00025259 deg
peri 288.462836820123 0.00025633 deg
M 116.268646154024 4.4274e-05 deg
tp 2456938.393930430171
(2014-Oct-07.89393043)
0.00017584 JED
period 1430.808653476187
3.92
1.1291e-05
3.091e-08
d
yr
n .2516059705994722 1.9854e-09 deg/d
Q 2.612756891967357 1.3745e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1662  
   data-arc span      22532 days (61.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-04-08  
   last obs. used      2015-12-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .42842  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 12:54:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35434 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59806 au 
 T_jup = 3.474 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO265985  

5099 Iainbanks           Discovered 1985 Feb. 16 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Iain M. Banks (1954-2013) was a Scottish writer best known for the Culture series of science fiction novels; he also wrote fiction as Iain Banks. An evangelical atheist and lover of whisky, he scorned social media and enjoyed writing music. He was an extra in Monty Python & The Holy Grail.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-07-22Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1985 DY1 = 1971 TD1 = 1979 WC7 = 1990 HJ2 
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