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12447 Yatescup (1996 XA12)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012447
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2090217805335627 1.4681e-08  
a 2.163952655062148 4.5577e-09 au
q 1.711639418110727 3.2932e-08 au
i 5.402829829154173 7.426e-07 deg
node 86.46250101734984 1.0175e-05 deg
peri 192.7526771027599 9.9891e-06 deg
M 28.79926694178724 3.9686e-06 deg
tp 2459107.485856479104
1.268e-05 TDB
period 1162.706388853818
n .3096224493570416 9.782e-10 deg/d
Q 2.616265892013569 5.5104e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2103  
   data-arc span      15025 days (41.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-09-22  
   last obs. used      2020-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .481  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 23:21:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .693827 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51623 au 
 T_jup = 3.660 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.33   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.196 km 0.092 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 40.8 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2020)]
geometric albedo albedo 0.361   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

12447 Yatescup           Discovered 1996 Dec. 4 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
The Yates Cup is a trophy awarded in the autumn of every year to the winner of the Ontario Universities Athletics football championship. Founded by Henry Brydges Yates of McGill University and first presented in 1898, it is the oldest football trophy that has been contested continually.
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Reference: 20020427/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
1984-Sep-22 06:40 00:01 Vesta 0.0479292506745611 0.047926099704313 0.0479324016453823 2.41753722174798 2.4175361948652 2445965.778114489 1.29248846485895 156.500426630963 38.7027337553375 5.26993039924514 48138.6291238408 T 38 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 23:22:40 2021-Apr-12 23:22

Alternate Designations
 1996 XA12 = 1979 SW1 = 1985 JA1 = 1998 NK 
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