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6566 Shafter (1992 UB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006566
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1698506599689523 4.7935e-08  
a 2.276922229670572 1.1154e-08 au
q 1.890185486263047 1.089e-07 au
i 3.944512862246434 5.1739e-06 deg
node 156.583479310678 6.8642e-05 deg
peri 205.0412677358761 7.0218e-05 deg
M 292.1379296512162 1.8737e-05 deg
tp 2457637.062187173347
(2016-Sep-05.56218717)
6.6387e-05 JED
period 1254.933528327451
3.44
9.2212e-06
2.525e-08
d
yr
n .2868677837301873 2.1079e-09 deg/d
Q 2.663658973078097 1.3048e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1236  
   data-arc span      14022 days (38.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-03-15  
   last obs. used      2015-08-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5184  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:19:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .886024 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77784 au 
 T_jup = 3.586 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO337310  

6566 Shafter           Discovered 1992 Oct. 25 by T. Urata at Oohira.
Allen Shafter (b. 1955) is a professor and chairman of studies in astronomy at San Diego State University. His research is focused on the study of extragalactic novae.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

Alternate Designations
 1992 UB2 = 1977 EJ4 = 1985 QR5 = 1989 YA6 
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