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55555 DNA (2001 YR2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2055555
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1312577248887754 9.317e-08  
a 2.563278669673017 2.8848e-08 AU
q 2.226828543235809 2.5091e-07 AU
i 14.63764326737428 6.3228e-06 deg
node 280.2195858218474 3.4387e-05 deg
peri 41.64390094304527 5.1332e-05 deg
M 88.98495087784782 3.6952e-05 deg
tp 2456429.984631665738
(2013-May-17.48463167)
0.00015658 JED
period 1498.967311713601
4.10
2.5305e-05
6.928e-08
d
yr
n .2401653439583365 4.0544e-09 deg/d
Q 2.899728796110224 3.2635e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      721  
   data-arc span      15105 days (41.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-09-15  
   last obs. used      2014-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56257  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 09:08:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2315 AU 
 T_jup = 3.376 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO266205  

55555 DNA           Discovered 2001 Dec. 19 by C. W. Juels and P. R. Holvorcem at Fountain Hills.
Deoxyribonucleic acid, the sine qua non of carbon-based life, is self-replicating, plays a central role in cellular protein synthesis via RNA and is responsible for the transmission of hereditary characteristics. Structurally, DNA consists of two long chains of nucleotides twisted into a double helix joined by hydrogen bonds.
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Reference: 20040306/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-03-08

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Alternate Designations
 2001 YR2 = 1972 RJ = 1999 CX69 
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