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55555 DNA (2001 YR2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2055555
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1309939492023203 7.8718e-08  
a 2.564570962864779 2.1279e-08 AU
q 2.228627684429525 2.0503e-07 AU
i 14.63410103394103 6.2078e-06 deg
node 280.2211908837806 2.5639e-05 deg
peri 41.84697596505804 3.5558e-05 deg
M 136.7926191504188 2.7501e-05 deg
tp 2456430.492365964631
(2013-May-17.99236596)
0.00011424 JED
period 1500.101025385656
4.11
1.867e-05
5.112e-08
d
yr
n .2399838370268754 2.9868e-09 deg/d
Q 2.900514241300033 2.4067e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      872  
   data-arc span      15530 days (42.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-09-15  
   last obs. used      2015-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55607  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 18:01:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23536 AU 
 T_jup = 3.376 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO337700  

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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