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5971 Tickell (1991 NT2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005971
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1653084381241472 6.1234e-08  
a 2.600100725004592 2.0036e-08 au
q 2.17028213518862 1.6468e-07 au
i 12.34106560122082 6.2281e-06 deg
node 290.387374515323 2.8353e-05 deg
peri 2.789227300209973 3.5309e-05 deg
M 7.086934669721789 2.2199e-05 deg
tp 2457570.353311467848
(2016-Jun-30.85331147)
9.4439e-05 JED
period 1531.382519715087
4.19
1.7701e-05
4.846e-08
d
yr
n .2350816960265276 2.7172e-09 deg/d
Q 3.029919314820563 2.3348e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1115  
   data-arc span      23451 days (64.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-01-31  
   last obs. used      2016-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50252  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:54:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15389 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16226 au 
 T_jup = 3.363 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4 mag n/a MPO337304  
rotation period rot_per 2.99705 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

5971 Tickell           Discovered 1991 July 12 by H. E. Holt at Palomar.
British diplomat Crispin Tickell (b. 1930), ambassador to Mexico (1981-1983) and to the U.N. (1987-1990), chaired the board of the Climate Institute of Washington (1990-2002) and the Government Panel on Sustainable Development (1994-2000). He also served on the U.K. government's Task Force on Near-Earth Objects.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 1991 NT2 = 1953 LJ = 1957 LB = 1981 DY3 
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