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8800 Brophy (1981 EB26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008800
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1624180191272821 8.1601e-08  
a 3.163459342741064 4.404e-08 AU
q 2.649656542703366 2.5995e-07 AU
i 4.195043595652409 1.0098e-05 deg
node 349.1239454366524 0.00013055 deg
peri 101.6094640696706 0.00013974 deg
M 65.61060842648624 4.3488e-05 deg
tp 2456625.946916244313
(2013-Nov-29.44691624)
0.00024908 JED
period 2055.14189527946
5.63
4.2916e-05
1.175e-07
d
yr
n .1751703864472321 3.6579e-09 deg/d
Q 3.677262142778761 5.1193e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      425  
   data-arc span      12036 days (32.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-02-09  
   last obs. used      2014-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57325  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:40:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67 AU 
 T_jup = 3.179 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 31899)  

8800 Brophy           Discovered 1981 Mar. 2 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
John R. Brophy (b. 1956) is a Principal Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a key developer of the ion propulsion engines that thrust the Dawn spacecraft to Vesta, enabling it to orbit Vesta, map it, and then continue on to Ceres.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1981 EB26 = 1995 QL10 
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