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8074 Slade (1984 WC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008074
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1504936614538163 6.7953e-08  
a 2.785478328422076 2.5131e-08 AU
q 2.366281495877582 1.8619e-07 AU
i 7.733180622154928 6.9282e-06 deg
node 270.9514315975497 5.7821e-05 deg
peri 142.0761041579413 6.3003e-05 deg
M 122.1497295167158 2.6561e-05 deg
tp 2456224.346623208363
(2012-Oct-23.84662321)
0.00012285 JED
period 1698.04072809351
4.65
2.298e-05
6.292e-08
d
yr
n .2120090490433602 2.8692e-09 deg/d
Q 3.20467516096657 2.8913e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      764  
   data-arc span      22963 days (62.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-11  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50364  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:18:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3824 AU 
 T_jup = 3.302 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 30961)  

8074 Slade           Discovered 1984 Nov. 20 by E. Bowell at Palomar.
Martin A. Slade (b. 1942) is a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His three decades of contributions to planetary science include analysis of the moon's orbit, radar ranging of Mercury for testing physical theories and the discovery of radar brightness anomalies at Mercury's poles.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1984 WC2 = 1995 AO 
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