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64974 Savaria (2002 AF11)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2064974
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1188245941665573 5.7722e-08  
a 3.217206774366369 4.1692e-08 au
q 2.834923485052387 2.0074e-07 au
i 2.092398925183424 6.0119e-06 deg
node 71.38071926567925 0.00016165 deg
peri 179.6592038098377 0.00016397 deg
M 61.16522763135309 2.559e-05 deg
tp 2457242.387909176581
0.00015207 JED
period 2107.739277509804
n .1707991134583416 3.3201e-09 deg/d
Q 3.599490063680352 4.6646e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      701  
   data-arc span      8920 days (24.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-15  
   last obs. used      2015-07-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55537  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 16:21:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82052 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.42985 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO309641  

64974 Savaria           Discovered 2002 Jan. 11 by K. Sárneczky and Z. Heiner at Piszkéstető.
Savaria was the Roman name of the Hungarian town Szombathely, the administrative center of Vas county, located near the border with Austria. This naming also honors István Jankovics, director of the Gothard Astrophysical Observatory in Szombathely and discoverer of the supernovae 1968J, 1968S and 1969C.
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Reference: 20090806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 2002 AF11 = 2001 YU116 
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