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9621 Michaelpalin (1993 FT26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009621
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1672991064231151 4.8038e-08  
a 2.263559996432613 9.6039e-09 au
q 1.884868431694328 1.1226e-07 au
i 3.681737383314425 5.8287e-06 deg
node 230.3976459887095 6.7309e-05 deg
peri 217.890587831932 7.0061e-05 deg
M 29.80623960226107 1.9082e-05 deg
tp 2457497.510931637756
(2016-Apr-19.01093164)
6.5688e-05 JED
period 1243.902790327001
3.41
7.9165e-06
2.167e-08
d
yr
n .2894116829703084 1.8419e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642251561170899 1.1211e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1091  
   data-arc span      12573 days (34.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-24  
   last obs. used      2016-03-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50013  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:05:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .901149 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56854 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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