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9393 Apta (1994 PT14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009393
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1004811339168931 6.4004e-08  
a 2.606657787185377 1.9651e-08 au
q 2.344737856995691 1.6046e-07 au
i 4.377012430057062 6.1343e-06 deg
node 165.3429721788407 6.5169e-05 deg
peri 43.37154890630693 7.034e-05 deg
M 149.4372804441522 2.4767e-05 deg
tp 2456762.411511304745
(2014-Apr-14.91151130)
0.00010616 JED
period 1537.17904426225
4.21
1.7383e-05
4.759e-08
d
yr
n .2341952301156808 2.6484e-09 deg/d
Q 2.868577717375063 2.1626e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1192  
   data-arc span      8757 days (23.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-11  
   last obs. used      2015-12-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51044  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:10:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34195 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09339 au 
 T_jup = 3.400 
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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. 2015-December); 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. (2015) 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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