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6569 Ondaatje (1993 MO)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2006569
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 95 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2210321514365196 1.654e-07  
a 1.626230413260318 1.8441e-08 AU
q 1.26678120628589 2.5693e-07 AU
i 22.64276621101103 9.8753e-06 deg
node 111.5064554733041 1.7485e-05 deg
peri 167.2792933584421 5.0368e-05 deg
M 22.95225677080748 8.56e-05 deg
tp 2456752.205859843336
(2014-Apr-04.70585984)
0.00017931 JED
period 757.4806534280182
2.07
1.2884e-05
3.527e-08
d
yr
n .4752596628980572 8.0838e-09 deg/d
Q 1.985679620234747 2.2517e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      495  
   data-arc span      10634 days (29.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-12-29  
   last obs. used      2013-02-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61544  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:44:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .254138 AU 
 T_jup = 4.206 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4 mag n/a MPO253409  
rotation period rot_per 5.959 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Sarounova, L.; Wolf, M. (1996) Icarus 124, 471-482.]
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sr   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)

6569 Ondaatje           Discovered 1993 June 22 by J. Mueller at Palomar.
Michael Ondaatje (b. 1943), a Canadian novelist, poet and writer, was born in Sri Lanka into a Burgher family. Best known for his novel The English Patient, adapted into an award-winning movie, he returned to his Sri Lankan origins in two other books, Running in the Family and Anil's Ghost.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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