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96193 Edmonton (1991 TG16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2096193
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1453350922249592 7.5692e-08  
a 2.572480989420257 3.0525e-08 au
q 2.198609227575909 2.07e-07 au
i 4.71028179926586 7.8999e-06 deg
node 172.4763711398676 9.9671e-05 deg
peri 227.8963305785808 0.00010657 deg
M .1153013802654088 4.7679e-05 deg
tp 2457600.017320678730
0.00019959 JED
period 1507.046622141384
n .2388778122129167 4.2518e-09 deg/d
Q 2.946352751264604 3.4962e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      189  
   data-arc span      8694 days (23.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-06  
   last obs. used      2015-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58394  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 17:08:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20809 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46742 au 
 T_jup = 3.409 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5 mag n/a MPO264030  

96193 Edmonton           Discovered 1991 Oct. 6 by A. Lowe on images taken at Palomar.
Edmonton is the capital city of the province of Alberta. It was founded in 1795 as a trading post and celebrated the centennial of its incorporation as a city in 2004. Edmonton is well-known as a cultural, government and educational center.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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Alternate Designations
 1991 TG16 = 2003 RY1 
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