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78383 Philmassey (2002 PM137)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078383
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06431961800929988 7.8091e-08  
a 2.70636239446657 3.6582e-08 AU
q 2.532290199059746 2.0928e-07 AU
i 5.164251039858133 1.0468e-05 deg
node 349.9489406923402 8.3122e-05 deg
peri 60.914990244191 0.00011811 deg
M 158.3461606555423 8.3812e-05 deg
tp 2456085.209611957250
(2012-Jun-06.70961196)
0.00037435 JED
period 1626.212714153213
4.45
3.2973e-05
9.028e-08
d
yr
n .2213732538596318 4.4885e-09 deg/d
Q 2.880434589873394 3.8935e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      294  
   data-arc span      8507 days (23.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-08  
   last obs. used      2014-05-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61775  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 15:43:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.54576 AU 
 T_jup = 3.356 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO257356  

78383 Philmassey           Discovered 2002 Aug. 15 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Philip Massey (b. 1952), an astronomer at Lowell Observatory, studies massive stars, young clusters, the initial mass function, and star formation.
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Reference: 20110615/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-28

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