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142369 Johnhodges (2002 RE234)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2142369
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08363861829328975 5.4957e-08  
a 2.452102167164139 1.3667e-08 au
q 2.247011729988549 1.3622e-07 au
i 7.1252983270897 5.6487e-06 deg
node 162.0382164869958 3.3946e-05 deg
peri 7.547427549096803 4.5323e-05 deg
M 32.03708362784536 2.6719e-05 deg
tp 2458875.687884954393
(2020-Jan-27.18788495)
0.00010444 TDB
period 1402.510975667124
3.84
1.1726e-05
3.21e-08
d
yr
n .2566824832360124 2.146e-09 deg/d
Q 2.657192604339729 1.481e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      353  
   data-arc span      6989 days (19.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-05-24  
   last obs. used      2020-07-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58314  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 15:02:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2535 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30783 au 
 T_jup = 3.480 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7   n/a MPO417764  

142369 Johnhodges           Discovered 2002 Sept. 14 by R. Matson on NEAT images taken at Palomar.
John V. Hodges (1918-1983) was an active member and later observatory director of the Regina Astronomical Society. He was also a member of the Meteoritical Society and the National Research Council of Canada's Associate Committee on Meteorites. The name was suggested by E. Majden.
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