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14463 McCarter (1993 GA1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014463
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1180879181046332 4.2831e-08  
a 2.312005455126751 6.9047e-09 au
q 2.038985544284277 9.9785e-08 au
i 7.113601143896102 4.5578e-06 deg
node 7.340995600759328 2.591e-05 deg
peri 14.98660673334278 2.9808e-05 deg
M 312.7795000367439 1.3382e-05 deg
tp 2458768.926253716131
(2019-Oct-12.42625372)
4.7615e-05 TDB
period 1284.049329951784
3.52
5.7522e-06
1.575e-08
d
yr
n .2803630605169335 1.2559e-09 deg/d
Q 2.585025365969224 7.7201e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1561  
   data-arc span      9750 days (26.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-03-19  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49664  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:46:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04157 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.87705 au 
 T_jup = 3.564 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO302155  
diameter diameter 2.339 km 0.392 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.561   0.268 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14463 McCarter           Discovered 1993 Apr. 15 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
David Graham McCarter (b. 1946), an amateur astronomer in London, Ontario, is an indefatigable observer and a respected telescope maker who served as president of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London Centre, beginning in 2000.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

Alternate Designations
 1993 GA1 = 1996 FO15 
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