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8903 Paulcruikshank (1995 UB7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008903
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1572069645464122 5.4552e-08  
a 2.604283187299671 1.6167e-08 au
q 2.194871732605034 1.4314e-07 au
i 13.2077242259134 6.3592e-06 deg
node 200.6793500497772 2.2396e-05 deg
peri 159.3647975142628 3.0003e-05 deg
M 324.5947858036185 2.3089e-05 deg
tp 2457551.471671392348
(2016-Jun-11.97167139)
9.9312e-05 JED
period 1535.079025360057
4.20
1.4295e-05
3.914e-08
d
yr
n .2345156138887124 2.1838e-09 deg/d
Q 3.013694641994308 1.8709e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      915  
   data-arc span      22574 days (61.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-10  
   last obs. used      2015-07-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51468  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:26:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19594 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46493 au 
 T_jup = 3.358 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO337332  

8903 Paulcruikshank           Discovered 1995 Oct. 26 by Y. Shimizu and T. Urata at Nachi-Katsuura.
Paul Shammim Cruikshank (1964-2015) was an American-Afghan humorist and musician who composed and performed his works in Honolulu and San Francisco. Paul enthusiastically followed and supported NASA's exploration of the Solar System, bringing many people to space science who would not otherwise have been engaged.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-11-25Last Updated: 2015-11-30

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Alternate Designations
 1995 UB7 = 1978 TC2 
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