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9393 Apta (1994 PT14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009393
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1002970238780847 6.6751e-08  
a 2.606466304989668 2.1817e-08 AU
q 2.345045491760696 1.7032e-07 AU
i 4.376513028651494 6.3927e-06 deg
node 165.346142392314 7.9289e-05 deg
peri 43.30016537495261 8.4553e-05 deg
M 55.84790434304245 2.6776e-05 deg
tp 2456762.058975216439
(2014-Apr-14.55897522)
0.00011489 JED
period 1537.009668166284
4.21
1.9298e-05
5.284e-08
d
yr
n .2342210380690024 2.9408e-09 deg/d
Q 2.86788711821864 2.4005e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1037  
   data-arc span      8237 days (22.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-11  
   last obs. used      2014-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50932  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:15:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34411 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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