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5569 Colby (1974 FO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005569
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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 .1597611392299925 5.2634e-08  
a 2.435001828843272 1.732e-08 AU
q 2.045983162640156 1.3084e-07 AU
i 5.265036596544189 8.035e-06 deg
node 353.794081638325 6.1705e-05 deg
peri 282.7761883863758 6.7452e-05 deg
M 186.883948453264 2.8053e-05 deg
tp 2457667.893852247291
(2016-Oct-06.39385225)
0.00010958 JED
period 1387.865450155334
3.80
1.4808e-05
4.054e-08
d
yr
n .2593911390759873 2.7675e-09 deg/d
Q 2.824020495046388 2.0087e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1144  
   data-arc span      14570 days (39.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-03-22  
   last obs. used      2014-02-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50705  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:13:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03899 AU 
 T_jup = 3.482 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a MPO267730  

5569 Colby           Discovered 1974 Mar. 22 by C. Torres at Cerro El Roble.
Michael John Colby (b. 1952) furthered the exploration of the planets by his role as spacecraft integration manager of NASA's New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission. He also played key roles in other important planetary and space astronomy missions.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

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Alternate Designations
 1974 FO = 1974 HL1 = 1975 TM = 1990 QV3 
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