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14502 Morden (1995 WB22)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014502
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08976061224716865 3.0741e-08  
a 2.233571496712217 6.9268e-09 au
q 2.033084751669503 6.6939e-08 au
i 5.147026123002891 3.3936e-06 deg
node 95.35336632742074 4.7018e-05 deg
peri 39.84899542846318 5.5186e-05 deg
M 176.4527352604441 2.8062e-05 deg
tp 2458798.881395266787
(2019-Nov-11.38139527)
9.4528e-05 TDB
period 1219.265302894886
3.34
5.6718e-06
1.553e-08
d
yr
n .2952597758217645 1.3735e-09 deg/d
Q 2.43405824175493 7.5485e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1052  
   data-arc span      9004 days (24.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-17  
   last obs. used      2020-07-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56355  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:31:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05101 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58521 au 
 T_jup = 3.629 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.86   n/a E2020-QM5  
diameter diameter 1.724 km 0.229 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.375   0.083 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14502 Morden           Discovered 1995 Nov. 17 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
James C. Morden (1869-1944) was an historian, educator and author in Stamford Township (now Niagara Falls), Ontario. Morden also had an active local political career as a member of Stamford Township Council, and a public school was named for him in 1952.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

Alternate Designations
 1995 WB22 = 1997 LG15 
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