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5625 Jamesferguson (1991 AO2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005625
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1952184011009636 5.482e-08  
a 2.673166036484693 2.0174e-08 au
q 2.151314836964751 1.4775e-07 au
i 11.97446383302198 5.5637e-06 deg
node 175.0169626940275 3.0974e-05 deg
peri 217.0029572188856 3.4957e-05 deg
M 295.1323036586771 1.9525e-05 deg
tp 2457688.149287786474
(2016-Oct-26.64928779)
8.8538e-05 JED
period 1596.383861980362
4.37
1.8071e-05
4.948e-08
d
yr
n .2255096713101379 2.5528e-09 deg/d
Q 3.195017236004635 2.4112e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      990  
   data-arc span      21814 days (59.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-12-13  
   last obs. used      2015-09-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45935  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:27:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16641 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.28931 au 
 T_jup = 3.322 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO347569  

5625 Jamesferguson           Discovered 1991 Jan. 7 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish astronomer, who had wide-ranging talents, from portraiture, globe and orrery manufacture, popularising scientific principles through books and lectures, to significant original research. His educational work inspired a generation of the public and a new generation of astronomers.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1991 AO2 = 1955 XS = 1971 KD = 1972 TM = 1985 QC2 
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