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9393 Apta (1994 PT14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009393
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1005996622873143 6.3976e-08  
a 2.606404948626065 1.9671e-08 au
q 2.344201491010298 1.6033e-07 au
i 4.377047351889623 6.1327e-06 deg
node 165.3433607829831 6.4837e-05 deg
peri 43.41308014473675 6.9972e-05 deg
M 196.227143954321 2.4656e-05 deg
tp 2458299.698819185847
(2018-Jun-30.19881919)
0.00010557 JED
period 1536.955396544457
4.21
1.7399e-05
4.764e-08
d
yr
n .2342293086770048 2.6516e-09 deg/d
Q 2.868608406241832 2.1649e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1207  
   data-arc span      8788 days (24.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-11  
   last obs. used      2016-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50887  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:34:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34141 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09383 au 
 T_jup = 3.401 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO347600  
rotation period rot_per 3.2862 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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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