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9480 Inti (2553 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1548449046530776 6.4742e-08  
a 3.126239150231954 2.9945e-08 AU
q 2.642156947091569 2.0098e-07 AU
i .5871586303919138 6.5551e-06 deg
node 355.00877269283 0.00060995 deg
peri 62.19773332433729 0.00061004 deg
M 269.573153230325 2.1743e-05 deg
tp 2457507.638532259777
(2016-Apr-29.13853226)
0.00012501 JED
period 2018.978634503768
5.53
2.9008e-05
7.942e-08
d
yr
n .1783079790185507 2.5619e-09 deg/d
Q 3.610321353372338 3.4582e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      991  
   data-arc span      20001 days (54.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51075  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:02:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65388 AU 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO263434  

9480 Inti           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for the sun god in Inca religion, also called Apu-Punchau, believed to be the ancestor of the Incas. Inti was at the head of the state cult. He was usually represented in human form, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti's sister was the moon, Mama-Kilya, who was portrayed as a silver disk with human features.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 2553 P-L = 1982 SE10 = 1993 SF7 
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