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6898 Saint-Marys (1988 LE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006898
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1225373229580586 6.6292e-08  
a 2.664426545855051 2.1191e-08 AU
q 2.337934849707586 1.8034e-07 AU
i 14.18353392156315 6.3751e-06 deg
node 97.07992068263563 2.5117e-05 deg
peri 136.3738317829328 3.5152e-05 deg
M 330.7444281474046 2.4027e-05 deg
tp 2456929.595215122285
(2014-Sep-29.09521512)
0.00010623 JED
period 1588.561579933687
4.35
1.8951e-05
5.189e-08
d
yr
n .2266201100085952 2.7035e-09 deg/d
Q 2.990918242002516 2.3787e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      894  
   data-arc span      21914 days (60.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-06-30  
   last obs. used      2014-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49385  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:15:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34486 AU 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4 mag n/a MPO259389  

6898 Saint-Marys           Discovered 1988 June 8 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Saint Mary's University, Halifax, N.S., is Atlantic Canada's primary center for instruction, public relations and research in astronomy and astrophysics. The university, founded in 1802, is the site of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, used for the detection of supernova 1995F, the first such discovery of an all-Canadian nature.
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Reference: 20020724/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1988 LE = 1983 CZ = 1993 MP 
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