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10773 Jamespaton (1991 AK2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010773
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07413869993808268 5.3008e-08  
a 3.203624076924818 2.4118e-08 au
q 2.966111552771272 1.6646e-07 au
i 21.11713075255951 6.2211e-06 deg
node 216.6322958511394 1.2596e-05 deg
peri 204.1231766234828 3.633e-05 deg
M 94.21536062580175 3.3957e-05 deg
tp 2458652.374553685906
(2019-Jun-17.87455369)
0.00019642 TDB
period 2094.405406532344
5.73
2.3651e-05
6.475e-08
d
yr
n .1718864928810718 1.9411e-09 deg/d
Q 3.441136601078364 2.5906e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1278  
   data-arc span      11080 days (30.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-11-20  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52368  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 00:45:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.98411 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98389 au 
 T_jup = 3.084 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.67   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 10.248 km 0.210 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.068   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10773 Jamespaton           Discovered 1991 Jan. 7 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
James Paton (1903-1973) was a Scottish meteorologist. He was involved in auroral studies during the IGY and later at the University of Edinburgh Balfour Stewart Auroral Laboratory, until his death. He was also a pioneer in the study of noctilucent clouds.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

Alternate Designations
 1991 AK2 = 1995 SF1 
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