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9480 Inti (2553 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009480
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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 .1549536930134219 6.5097e-08  
a 3.126232475906567 3.006e-08 AU
q 2.641811208546351 2.0187e-07 AU
i .587169160133597 6.5566e-06 deg
node 355.0096754209507 0.00061213 deg
peri 62.18508036821575 0.00061222 deg
M 233.9369868197534 2.1563e-05 deg
tp 2457507.493653168791
(2016-Apr-28.99365317)
0.00012518 JED
period 2018.972168917236
5.53
2.912e-05
7.973e-08
d
yr
n .1783085500346773 2.5718e-09 deg/d
Q 3.610653743266783 3.4718e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      981  
   data-arc span      19638 days (53.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-07-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50977  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:21:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65282 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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