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49272 Bryce Canyon (1998 UT16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2049272
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2174939249829445 3.7825e-08  
a 2.634026639748939 1.2302e-08 au
q 2.061141847360306 1.0405e-07 au
i 12.45146474460477 5.607e-06 deg
node 308.3778239269275 2.3676e-05 deg
peri 114.6049352750407 2.8854e-05 deg
M 359.3851260597704 1.6562e-05 deg
tp 2459003.166933935423
(2020-Jun-02.66693394)
7.1843e-05 TDB
period 1561.452118776733
4.28
1.0939e-05
2.995e-08
d
yr
n .2305546200686767 1.6152e-09 deg/d
Q 3.206911432137572 1.4978e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1101  
   data-arc span      24922 days (68.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .545  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 09:23:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10979 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20024 au 
 T_jup = 3.332 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456856.5 (2014-Jul-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .216000619108299 3.7818e-08  
q 2.066292034287725 1.0405e-07 au
tp 2457437.516446506331
(2016-Feb-19.01644651)
6.7982e-05 TDB
node 308.6515212036235 2.3655e-05 deg
peri 113.7496257928901 2.8953e-05 deg
i 12.44453642008789 5.615e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1101  
   data-arc span      24922 days (68.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .545  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 09:23:31  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20024 au 
 T_jup = 3.332 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.430220750021198E-15 -3.920455586750303E-15 -1.030222301487396E-12 -1.530111373696837E-14 -2.038434983458122E-13 -8.208936049820307E-15
q -3.920455586750303E-15 1.082572705123039E-14 2.996170342182499E-12 4.440236162229555E-14 5.918210599128097E-13 2.393859942101878E-14
tp -1.030222301487396E-12 2.996170342182499E-12 4.621523904909267E-9 9.786461715314206E-12 1.157260230972917E-9 1.444985495461257E-11
node -1.530111373696837E-14 4.440236162229555E-14 9.786461715314206E-12 5.595584438734038E-10 -5.444425345124414E-10 6.647750568104541E-11
peri -2.038434983458122E-13 5.918210599128097E-13 1.157260230972917E-9 -5.444425345124414E-10 8.382727745398692E-10 -6.175812150769506E-11
i -8.208936049820307E-15 2.393859942101878E-14 1.444985495461257E-11 6.647750568104541E-11 -6.175812150769506E-11 3.15282011953001E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO347861  

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

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Alternate Designations
 1998 UT16 = 2000 GG159 
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