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49272 Bryce Canyon (1998 UT16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2049272
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2177275852932709 2.7881e-08  
a 2.634273963407842 9.5533e-09 au
q 2.060719854354118 7.375e-08 au
i 12.4513501480899 5.3571e-06 deg
node 308.3767229771541 1.8973e-05 deg
peri 114.5720516434322 2.4981e-05 deg
M 90.68364809560796 1.4969e-05 deg
tp 2459003.116338595506
(2020-Jun-02.61633860)
6.4148e-05 TDB
period 1561.672044295234
4.28
8.4952e-06
2.326e-08
d
yr
n .2305221517636017 1.254e-09 deg/d
Q 3.207828072461566 1.1633e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1519  
   data-arc span      25391 days (69.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-03  
   last obs. used      2021-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49577  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 21:38:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10917 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20078 au 
 T_jup = 3.331 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457509.5 (2016-May-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2156470186971003 2.7906e-08  
q 2.066721919771561 7.3733e-08 au
tp 2457437.698152673600
(2016-Feb-19.19815267)
6.3025e-05 TDB
node 308.6468505560447 1.8955e-05 deg
peri 113.7808089556784 2.5146e-05 deg
i 12.44411129811595 5.3628e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1519  
   data-arc span      25391 days (69.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-03  
   last obs. used      2021-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49577  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 21:38:45  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20078 au 
 T_jup = 3.331 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 7.787452922489188E-16 -2.046693458222271E-15 -4.176620622697793E-13 -2.320108711084348E-15 -1.167258178794239E-13 -2.080674071228708E-15
q -2.046693458222271E-15 5.436573989988181E-15 1.229371184610246E-12 6.486021627716659E-15 3.403766897168011E-13 6.166872128102639E-15
tp -4.176620622697793E-13 1.229371184610246E-12 3.972199589571913E-9 -5.55862263272427E-12 1.058252109269653E-9 5.031570111962069E-12
node -2.320108711084348E-15 6.486021627716659E-15 -5.55862263272427E-12 3.593091769649142E-10 -3.519122384551087E-10 4.956385536648754E-11
peri -1.167258178794239E-13 3.403766897168011E-13 1.058252109269653E-9 -3.519122384551087E-10 6.322967555870435E-10 -4.718095814485265E-11
i -2.080674071228708E-15 6.166872128102639E-15 5.031570111962069E-12 4.956385536648754E-11 -4.718095814485265E-11 2.875959663967506E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.51   n/a MPCxxxxx  

49272 Bryce Canyon           Discovered 1998 Oct. 27 by R. A. Tucker at the Goodricke-Pigott Observatory.
Located in southern Utah and named for early pioneer Ebenezer Bryce, Bryce Canyon became a national park in 1928. Home of some of the darkest night skies in the continental United States, the park has hosted night sky tours since the 1970s.
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Reference: 20070402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-07-05

Alternate Designations
 1998 UT16 = 2000 GG159 
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