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96192 Calgary (1991 TZ15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2096192
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1447603897907767 9.7953e-08  
a 2.32236186377545 1.9679e-08 au
q 1.986175855140081 2.382e-07 au
i 7.624930076776736 9.3128e-06 deg
node 44.91842267736169 4.588e-05 deg
peri 286.908999979994 5.6134e-05 deg
M 52.28849744085343 2.9774e-05 deg
tp 2457412.742659498376
0.00010637 JED
period 1292.686649813231
n .278489763974907 3.5398e-09 deg/d
Q 2.658547872410819 2.2528e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      394  
   data-arc span      14270 days (39.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-27  
   last obs. used      2015-06-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61876  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-26 05:11:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .991677 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69702 au 
 T_jup = 3.551 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO287383  

96192 Calgary           Discovered 1991 Oct. 6 by A. Lowe on images taken at Palomar.
Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta. It was founded in 1875 as a post of the North West Mounted Police and was incorporated as a city in 1894. Calgary's rapid economic growth is due largely to the petroleum industry, agriculture and tourism.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1991 TZ15 = 2003 AC89 
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