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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 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08976061406739529 3.069e-08  
a 2.233571495615644 6.7956e-09 au
q 2.033084746605753 6.674e-08 au
i 5.147024796404866 3.2331e-06 deg
node 95.3533891960344 4.3474e-05 deg
peri 39.84898631468853 4.9893e-05 deg
M 176.4527234218735 2.4532e-05 deg
tp 2458798.881435802329
(2019-Nov-11.38143580)
8.2193e-05 TDB
period 1219.265301996988
3.34
5.5644e-06
1.523e-08
d
yr
n .2952597760392014 1.3475e-09 deg/d
Q 2.434058244625534 7.4056e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1079  
   data-arc span      9395 days (25.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-17  
   last obs. used      2021-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55972  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 21:16:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05101 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58521 au 
 T_jup = 3.629 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457353.5 (2015-Nov-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09019323590661045 3.0796e-08  
q 2.031001387127242 6.7056e-08 au
tp 2457581.068738053951
(2016-Jul-11.56873805)
7.9967e-05 TDB
node 95.39095445446836 4.3463e-05 deg
peri 39.88961236952223 4.9788e-05 deg
i 5.148328673006842 3.2342e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1079  
   data-arc span      9395 days (25.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-17  
   last obs. used      2021-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55972  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 21:16:09  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58521 au 
 T_jup = 3.629 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 9.483871236884337E-16 -2.057207118093781E-15 7.32209108420947E-13 3.071058998580205E-15 2.251830100787829E-13 -9.0758854068368E-16
q -2.057207118093781E-15 4.496562985214136E-15 -1.519904377162794E-12 -6.13375529634413E-15 -4.704044712979874E-13 2.007279516643881E-15
tp 7.32209108420947E-13 -1.519904377162794E-12 6.394771635477086E-9 1.140320891589794E-11 1.956682692967451E-9 -1.687927798333347E-12
node 3.071058998580205E-15 -6.13375529634413E-15 1.140320891589794E-11 1.888991338701701E-9 -1.877681550803709E-9 -1.738007895846017E-11
peri 2.251830100787829E-13 -4.704044712979874E-13 1.956682692967451E-9 -1.877681550803709E-9 2.478841773261416E-9 1.678813088990866E-11
i -9.0758854068368E-16 2.007279516643881E-15 -1.687927798333347E-12 -1.738007895846017E-11 1.678813088990866E-11 1.045975590835268E-11

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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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