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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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2257179854604725 1.1677e-07  
a 3.141245985428562 4.5541e-08 AU
q 2.43221026976183 3.8322e-07 AU
i 5.622615135046805 1.3794e-05 deg
node 278.2887027500412 0.00010785 deg
peri 86.41463887248861 0.00011329 deg
M 345.6761611610602 3.296e-05 deg
tp 2457081.411131009062
(2015-Feb-27.91113101)
0.00018693 JED
period 2033.533572304433
5.57
4.4223e-05
1.211e-07
d
yr
n .1770317465632211 3.8499e-09 deg/d
Q 3.850281701095294 5.5821e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      169  
   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      .53711  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 15:46:22  

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 15.4 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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