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8262 Carcich (1985 RG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008262
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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 .2091280723122262 5.753e-08  
a 2.417981143416096 1.5784e-08 AU
q 1.912313408006176 1.3794e-07 AU
i .9914282226977159 6.3855e-06 deg
node 10.56168844989649 0.00030319 deg
peri 10.72863882452019 0.00030353 deg
M 259.8118718506246 2.0361e-05 deg
tp 2457382.700766114173
(2015-Dec-26.20076611)
8.0367e-05 JED
period 1373.339120538904
3.76
1.3447e-05
3.682e-08
d
yr
n .2621348176980021 2.5667e-09 deg/d
Q 2.923648878826017 1.9085e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      832  
   data-arc span      10513 days (28.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-08-23  
   last obs. used      2014-06-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55423  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:12:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .915027 AU 
 T_jup = 3.485 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO296204  

8262 Carcich           Discovered 1985 Sept. 14 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Named in honor of Brian T. Carcich (b. 1956), developer of innovative computer software at Cornell University. Carcich has been responsible for developing key software used to acquire remote sensing data on spacecraft missions to minor planets and comets, including NEAR, Galileo and CONTOUR. Name suggested and citation provided by J. Veverka.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1985 RG = 1989 UB2 
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