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9621 Michaelpalin (1993 FT26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009621
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1675480871659975 6.2579e-08  
a 2.263706568750587 1.4993e-08 AU
q 1.884426863251322 1.3886e-07 AU
i 3.681758987955719 6.7137e-06 deg
node 230.4173160745325 9.0209e-05 deg
peri 217.7777973355785 9.2516e-05 deg
M 158.4123045061431 2.0643e-05 deg
tp 2456253.087091028925
(2012-Nov-21.58709103)
6.8889e-05 JED
period 1244.023611953357
3.41
1.2359e-05
3.384e-08
d
yr
n .289383574830007 2.875e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642986274249851 1.7505e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      820  
   data-arc span      11935 days (32.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-24  
   last obs. used      2014-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5092  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:22:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .901659 AU 
 T_jup = 3.596 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO263435  

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.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20000320/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1993 FT26 = 1981 UZ27 = 1988 YH 
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