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11833 Dixon (1985 RW)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011833
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07510419203522609 4.3151e-08  
a 1.963007491380613 6.5154e-09 au
q 1.815577399781376 8.343e-08 au
i 19.15138076089499 4.8989e-06 deg
node 241.2753163975119 1.4259e-05 deg
peri 246.9701815613624 3.7727e-05 deg
M 148.0885446355852 3.3686e-05 deg
tp 2458787.261928003358
(2019-Oct-30.76192800)
9.3979e-05 TDB
period 1004.572678358561
2.75
5.0014e-06
1.369e-08
d
yr
n .3583613289067629 1.7842e-09 deg/d
Q 2.11043758297985 7.0048e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1248  
   data-arc span      14462 days (39.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-12-01  
   last obs. used      2020-07-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46925  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:56:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .884653 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.05053 au 
 T_jup = 3.808 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.32   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 3.595 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 102-112.]

11833 Dixon           Discovered 1985 Sept. 13 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Roger Dixon (b. 1947) is a staff physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, and Project Manager for the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search. He is in charge of and teaches in the Saturday morning physics program for high school students.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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