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8073 Johnharmon (1982 BS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008073
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1680181606190044 4.1969e-08  
a 2.592292704420148 1.5868e-08 au
q 2.15674045243741 1.0514e-07 au
i 12.72983106154471 6.397e-06 deg
node 296.1841154566741 2.2888e-05 deg
peri 119.4153361480392 3.3569e-05 deg
M 158.1775203445587 2.5903e-05 deg
tp 2456930.666682422198
(2014-Sep-30.16668242)
0.00010619 JED
period 1524.489660747825
4.17
1.3997e-05
3.832e-08
d
yr
n .2361445992512702 2.1682e-09 deg/d
Q 3.027844956402885 1.8534e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1132  
   data-arc span      23049 days (63.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-03-09  
   last obs. used      2016-04-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45957  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:01:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1993 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.35542 au 
 T_jup = 3.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO337323  

8073 Johnharmon           Discovered 1982 Jan. 24 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
John K. Harmon (b. 1948), scientist at the Arecibo Observatory, has for two decades made outstanding contributions to planetary radar astronomy of Mars, Mercury, the Galilean satellites and comets.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1982 BS = 1986 AD2 
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