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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2288622427552285 6.3714e-08  
a 2.387633338330007 1.1879e-08 AU
q 1.841194217642648 1.5508e-07 AU
i 1.339939636331982 4.9527e-06 deg
node 54.71992122747879 0.00027891 deg
peri 298.4349786161921 0.0002791 deg
M 12.13745194903642 1.0989e-05 deg
tp 2456955.066635282506
(2014-Oct-24.56663528)
4.1065e-05 JED
period 1347.565483016908
3.69
1.0056e-05
2.753e-08
d
yr
n .2671484276920167 1.9936e-09 deg/d
Q 2.934072459017365 1.4597e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      593  
   data-arc span      13616 days (37.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-07-20  
   last obs. used      2014-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53652  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 14:37:30  

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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