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10676 Jamesmcdanell (1979 MD2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010676
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1817086739110977 2.8845e-08  
a 2.298293107954449 5.8072e-09 au
q 1.880673315049031 6.6486e-08 au
i 3.383795818983754 3.7647e-06 deg
node 186.0406348248162 5.1448e-05 deg
peri 248.4874316289722 5.2488e-05 deg
M 196.1014825667511 1.0114e-05 deg
tp 2459779.900777020359
(2022-Jul-19.40077702)
3.6482e-05 TDB
period 1272.64287068539
3.48
4.8234e-06
1.321e-08
d
yr
n .2828759020243596 1.0721e-09 deg/d
Q 2.715912900859867 6.8624e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1768  
   data-arc span      24136 days (66.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-28  
   last obs. used      2020-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50385  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 22:16:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .898244 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55431 au 
 T_jup = 3.569 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.66   n/a E2021B10  

10676 Jamesmcdanell           Discovered 1979 June 25 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
James P. McDanell (b. 1937) spent nearly three decades with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory before retiring in 1999. He was the Voyager Navigation Team Chief during the highly successful encounters with Saturn and its satellites. He subsequently became manager of the Navigation Systems Section.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1979 MD2 = 1976 SK11 = 1990 SA29 = 1990 UO12 
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