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78816 Caripito (2003 PZ9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078816
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2258314272380155 1.9113e-07  
a 3.141590194389639 4.5835e-08 AU
q 2.432120396993672 5.8899e-07 AU
i 5.622854286916276 1.4289e-05 deg
node 278.2911915794043 0.00019222 deg
peri 86.41617437544271 0.00019413 deg
M 310.2778855081019 3.6656e-05 deg
tp 2457081.411691246597
(2015-Feb-27.91169125)
0.00021094 JED
period 2033.86782485393
5.57
4.4511e-05
1.219e-07
d
yr
n .1770026525818387 3.8737e-09 deg/d
Q 3.851059991785606 5.6187e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      134  
   data-arc span      21375 days (58.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-06  
   last obs. used      2012-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58115  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 12:21:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.43697 AU 
 T_jup = 3.163 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO226597  

78816 Caripito           Discovered 2003 Aug. 4 by J. Dellinger at Needville.
Caripito, Bolivar district, Monagas, Venezuela, is a town on the San Juan river near the Gulf of Paria. From the 1930s through the 1960s it served as a camp town for the Quiriquire oil field. The parents of the discoverer, Thomas Baynes Dellinger (b. 1926) and María de la Garza Cantú (b. 1928), met there in 1949.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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