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9393 Apta (1994 PT14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009393
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1001675797798864 7.211e-08  
a 2.606042359565726 2.3689e-08 AU
q 2.345001403604162 1.8265e-07 AU
i 4.376540247777324 7.5252e-06 deg
node 165.3508622387617 8.2297e-05 deg
peri 43.25224938637441 8.8637e-05 deg
M 9.043107968976672 3.1807e-05 deg
tp 2456761.900129459698
(2014-Apr-14.40012946)
0.00013577 JED
period 1536.634688226685
4.21
2.0952e-05
5.736e-08
d
yr
n .234278194263237 3.1944e-09 deg/d
Q 2.867083315527289 2.6062e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      977  
   data-arc span      8154 days (22.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-11  
   last obs. used      2014-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52991  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:56:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34298 AU 
 T_jup = 3.401 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO256934  

9393 Apta           Discovered 1994 Aug. 10 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Apt, on the Calavon river, is a small city in southern France (Provence) and originally a Roman colony Colonia Julia Apta. It is now a well-known center for dried fruits, marmalade and lavender oil.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1994 PT14 = 1972 HH = 1991 XX5 
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