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6509 Giovannipratesi (1983 CQ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006509
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2348125267763377 5.8797e-08  
a 2.797225193544874 1.853e-08 au
q 2.140401677886172 1.6241e-07 au
i 6.381213548952553 5.3508e-06 deg
node 288.4562265527598 5.4108e-05 deg
peri 102.9333451527684 5.5141e-05 deg
M 140.6158826840425 1.1362e-05 deg
tp 2456933.045830853166
(2014-Oct-02.54583085)
5.2767e-05 JED
period 1708.793461352914
4.68
1.698e-05
4.649e-08
d
yr
n .2106749634417344 2.0934e-09 deg/d
Q 3.454048709203576 2.2881e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1397  
   data-arc span      22780 days (62.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-11-30  
   last obs. used      2016-04-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47777  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:56:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15581 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0564 au 
 T_jup = 3.277 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO332880  
rotation period rot_per 14.115 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Klinglesmith, D.A.; Dehart, A.; Hanowell, J.; Henderickx, S. (2015) Minor Planet Bul. 42, 101-104.]
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

6509 Giovannipratesi           Discovered 1983 Feb. 12 by H. Debehogne and G. De Sanctis at the European Southern Observatory.
Giovanni Pratesi (b. 1963) is a mineralogist and specialist in meteorites and impact rocks. He is director of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Firenze and was the founder and director of the Museum of Planetary Sciences in Prato until 2012. He recognized and classified two martian meteorites.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-03-23Last Updated: 2016-03-24

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Alternate Designations
 1983 CQ3 = 1967 RD = 1972 VQ1 = 1976 OG = 1990 HF5 = 1991 YB 
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