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142369 Johnhodges (2002 RE234)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2142369
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08360457504545962 5.5017e-08  
a 2.452466973144153 1.3529e-08 au
q 2.247429514041411 1.3622e-07 au
i 7.12530131118822 5.6485e-06 deg
node 162.0332907262496 3.3943e-05 deg
peri 7.682750650334192 4.5329e-05 deg
M 83.24955372520716 2.6585e-05 deg
tp 2458876.098695852462
(2020-Jan-27.59869585)
0.00010447 TDB
period 1402.823970427512
3.84
1.1608e-05
3.178e-08
d
yr
n .2566252128485441 2.1235e-09 deg/d
Q 2.657504432246894 1.466e-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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58303  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 18:43:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25354 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30644 au 
 T_jup = 3.479 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.75   n/a E2021B55  

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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