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78816 Caripito (2003 PZ9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078816
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2257179853017583 1.1676e-07  
a 3.141245985336038 4.5534e-08 AU
q 2.43221027018875 3.8318e-07 AU
i 5.622615152902151 1.3793e-05 deg
node 278.2887022455182 0.00010779 deg
peri 86.41463935938309 0.00011323 deg
M 345.6761611977441 3.2958e-05 deg
tp 2457081.411130798270
(2015-Feb-27.91113080)
0.00018692 JED
period 2033.533572214587
5.57
4.4216e-05
1.211e-07
d
yr
n .1770317465710427 3.8493e-09 deg/d
Q 3.850281700483325 5.5812e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      178  
   data-arc span      22248 days (60.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-06  
   last obs. used      2014-08-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5254  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 16:33:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4385 AU 
 T_jup = 3.163 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO309743  

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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