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74509 Gillett (1999 FG7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2074509
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1377572983027674 6.2361e-08  
a 3.114650422975981 4.207e-08 AU
q 2.685584595549238 2.1153e-07 AU
i .9951843760090163 7.7839e-06 deg
node 1.712757608270643 0.00035975 deg
peri 107.4099877378304 0.0003613 deg
M 5.99088979806361 3.5182e-05 deg
tp 2456967.088096215885
(2014-Nov-05.58809622)
0.0001958 JED
period 2007.76274772557
5.50
4.0679e-05
1.114e-07
d
yr
n .1793040539315786 3.6328e-09 deg/d
Q 3.543716250402724 4.7866e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      624  
   data-arc span      5904 days (16.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-29  
   last obs. used      2014-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59405  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 13:54:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70245 AU 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO240745  

74509 Gillett           Discovered 1999 Mar. 22 by C. W. Juels at Fountain Hills.
Frederick C. Gillett (1937-2001), a pioneer in infrared astronomy, was the discoverer of the infrared excess of Vega in 1983 using the Infrared Astronomy Satellite. The Gemini North 8-m Telescope was renamed the Frederick C. Gillett Gemini Telescope in his honor on 2002 Nov. 18.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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Alternate Designations
 1999 FG7 = 1997 WW52 
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