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115312 Whither (2003 SP215)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2115312
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1342274305804561 4.9976e-08  
a 2.401164341083883 1.1459e-08 au
q 2.07886222117878 1.1877e-07 au
i 2.972282433516453 5.2936e-06 deg
node 198.007589921188 7.199e-05 deg
peri 186.4504984177569 7.353e-05 deg
M 227.9768576461244 1.6231e-05 deg
tp 2459698.900901577797
(2022-Apr-29.40090158)
6.2989e-05 TDB
period 1359.036918596262
3.72
9.7284e-06
2.663e-08
d
yr
n .2648934661553131 1.8962e-09 deg/d
Q 2.723466460988987 1.2997e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      669  
   data-arc span      7583 days (20.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53857  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 16:43:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08119 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.72243 au 
 T_jup = 3.512 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457261.5 (2015-Aug-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1328007821003512 4.9837e-08  
q 2.08302291170269 1.1818e-07 au
tp 2456978.603353030897
(2014-Nov-17.10335303)
5.6812e-05 TDB
node 198.056510803078 7.2138e-05 deg
peri 186.1478987305272 7.3711e-05 deg
i 2.967454416569633 5.2909e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      669  
   data-arc span      7583 days (20.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53857  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 16:43:00  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.72243 au 
 T_jup = 3.512 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.483693717855476E-15 -5.869137777562722E-15 -7.412136744820631E-13 1.836353069089303E-15 -2.594475803255744E-13 -5.086920083789949E-16
q -5.869137777562722E-15 1.396641240554943E-14 1.897302227712989E-12 -4.326749889980966E-15 6.530241148667603E-13 1.217614401825767E-15
tp -7.412136744820631E-13 1.897302227712989E-12 3.227640348710856E-9 1.369487677155198E-12 8.686711466894703E-10 -6.558360057866583E-13
node 1.836353069089303E-15 -4.326749889980966E-15 1.369487677155198E-12 5.203831951535694E-9 -5.196060403999825E-9 -1.080617409822591E-10
peri -2.594475803255744E-13 6.530241148667603E-13 8.686711466894703E-10 -5.196060403999825E-9 5.433345660214748E-9 1.077624032085741E-10
i -5.086920083789949E-16 1.217614401825767E-15 -6.558360057866583E-13 -1.080617409822591E-10 1.077624032085741E-10 2.799386186992961E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.16   n/a E2021B55  
diameter diameter 3.377 km 0.167 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.068   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

115312 Whither           Discovered 2003 Sept. 19 by J. W. Young at Table Mountain Observatory.
Whitney Young (b. 1990) and Heather Young (b. 1992) are granddaughters of the discoverer.
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Reference: 20080122/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

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Alternate Designations
 2003 SP215 = 1999 RC73 
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