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52337 Compton (1992 RS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052337
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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 .2288622404237095 6.3757e-08  
a 2.387633340450467 1.2137e-08 AU
q 1.841194224844628 1.5525e-07 AU
i 1.339939875733997 5.1405e-06 deg
node 54.71993782411192 0.00028259 deg
peri 298.4349637945157 0.00028278 deg
M 12.13744915783744 1.1429e-05 deg
tp 2456955.066645670103
(2014-Oct-24.56664567)
4.2698e-05 JED
period 1347.56548481207
3.69
1.0275e-05
2.813e-08
d
yr
n .2671484273361344 2.0369e-09 deg/d
Q 2.934072456056307 1.4914e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      575  
   data-arc span      13558 days (37.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-07-20  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52965  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 15:45:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .836739 AU 
 T_jup = 3.498 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3 mag n/a MPO263765  

52337 Compton           Discovered 1992 Sept. 2 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
American Arthur Holly Compton (1892-1962) discovered the Compton effect, which confirms the particle nature of electromagnetic radiation. He received the 1927 Nobel Prize in physics, together with C. T. R. Wilson.
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Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1992 RS = 2000 YM92 
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