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8073 Johnharmon (1982 BS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008073
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1667842664127807 4.4464e-08  
a 2.592460388360958 2.0999e-08 AU
q 2.160078784283983 1.1189e-07 AU
i 12.73953450711608 7.6396e-06 deg
node 296.2481860428636 2.5128e-05 deg
peri 119.3929258774928 4.4051e-05 deg
M 16.5908772170168 3.828e-05 deg
tp 2456930.235902996408
(2014-Sep-29.73590300)
0.00016152 JED
period 1524.637581872333
4.17
1.8524e-05
5.072e-08
d
yr
n .2361216883804619 2.8689e-09 deg/d
Q 3.024841992437933 2.4501e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      911  
   data-arc span      22473 days (61.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-03-09  
   last obs. used      2014-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47913  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:11:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20384 AU 
 T_jup = 3.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO267740  

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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