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10487 Danpeterson (1985 GP1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010487
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1701402486641787 4.981e-08  
a 2.312823824739322 1.2022e-08 au
q 1.919319404081737 1.1471e-07 au
i 24.89987257276928 5.7577e-06 deg
node 98.35427035739944 1.2578e-05 deg
peri 202.8439151446952 2.0717e-05 deg
M 285.0567138795089 1.9386e-05 deg
tp 2459267.949928970124
6.9964e-05 TDB
period 1284.731153561187
n .2802142681775129 2.1848e-09 deg/d
Q 2.706328245396907 1.4067e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1408  
   data-arc span      12715 days (34.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-04-14  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44169  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:43:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .915682 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50755 au 
 T_jup = 3.442 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO502249  
diameter diameter 5.669 km 0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.498   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

10487 Danpeterson           Discovered 1985 Apr. 14 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Dan Peterson (b. 1949) is a juvenile probation director who works with troubled youth to keep them in school and help them find direction in their lives. He served previously as a smoke jumper in Alaska and is a piano player extraordinaire.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2110-Jun-11 02:06 00:04 David 0.0394650646806433 0.0394542215510214 0.0394759093536771 4.55951741966077 4.55951733570485 2491882.587590521 4.42231998522823 666.397793023117 41.0685136333817 35.8991498592448 84538.0794267725 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 19:43:24 2020-Feb-22 19:43

Alternate Designations
 1985 GP1 = 1996 PM 
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