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9621 Michaelpalin (1993 FT26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009621
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1673070210352177 4.8283e-08  
a 2.26356126775581 9.9309e-09 au
q 1.884851575116885 1.1293e-07 au
i 3.681707164836453 5.8733e-06 deg
node 230.3988792263346 7.0086e-05 deg
peri 217.8639585178436 7.2776e-05 deg
M 331.9422140667923 1.9449e-05 deg
tp 2457497.447743377639
(2016-Apr-18.94774338)
6.7459e-05 JED
period 1243.903838279803
3.41
8.1861e-06
2.241e-08
d
yr
n .2894114391493837 1.9046e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642270960394735 1.1592e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1037  
   data-arc span      12471 days (34.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-24  
   last obs. used      2015-12-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49014  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:11:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .902283 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56994 au 
 T_jup = 3.597 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO358724  

9621 Michaelpalin           Discovered 1993 Mar. 21 at the European Southern Observatory in the course of the Uppsala-ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets.
Michael Palin (b. 1943) is a member of Monty Python's Flying Circus. His sketch with the parrot will never be forgotten. He has also written several books for children and undertaken world travelogues for television.
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Reference: 20000320/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1993 FT26 = 1981 UZ27 = 1988 YH 
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