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78816 Caripito (2003 PZ9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078816
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2253010079080978 6.7723e-08  
a 3.140105391404743 3.8295e-08 au
q 2.432636481783602 2.1413e-07 au
i 5.622630353996994 1.1818e-05 deg
node 278.2813700709455 7.8068e-05 deg
peri 86.40691319625833 8.6039e-05 deg
M 91.96923456056425 3.0662e-05 deg
tp 2457081.275908758090
(2015-Feb-27.77590876)
0.00017024 JED
period 2032.426101404545
5.56
3.7179e-05
1.018e-07
d
yr
n .1771282113289214 3.2402e-09 deg/d
Q 3.847574301025883 4.6923e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      248  
   data-arc span      22840 days (62.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-06  
   last obs. used      2016-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55263  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 18:47:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.43773 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69419 au 
 T_jup = 3.164 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO359296  

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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