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14937 Thirsk (1995 CP3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014937
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1708160270529318 3.5947e-08  
a 2.603807297045926 1.0548e-08 au
q 2.159035279353108 9.5021e-08 au
i 2.875411924427417 4.2274e-06 deg
node 175.3354919919426 8.2635e-05 deg
peri 125.3530579496616 8.3752e-05 deg
M 258.4926955287812 1.6531e-05 deg
tp 2459633.219514297877
(2022-Feb-22.71951430)
7.1895e-05 TDB
period 1534.658278620777
4.20
9.325e-06
2.553e-08
d
yr
n .2345799094268321 1.4254e-09 deg/d
Q 3.048579314738744 1.2349e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      962  
   data-arc span      9980 days (27.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-11-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6157  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 01:55:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14313 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17727 au 
 T_jup = 3.391 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456904.5 (2014-Sep-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1724888375977741 3.6087e-08  
q 2.153745116982231 9.5566e-08 au
tp 2456561.642689229443
(2013-Sep-26.14268923)
6.2462e-05 TDB
node 175.3918664444386 8.2771e-05 deg
peri 124.9332402147672 8.3849e-05 deg
i 2.872018646750475 4.2275e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      962  
   data-arc span      9980 days (27.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-11-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6157  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 01:55:13  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17727 au 
 T_jup = 3.391 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.302282111681837E-15 -3.434712762132642E-15 -1.567326944551596E-14 5.857555581340399E-15 -1.749256280185638E-14 2.256484866429011E-16
q -3.434712762132642E-15 9.132844737999097E-15 2.235159702968284E-13 -1.397329367714919E-14 8.46549510676374E-14 -4.970508490344914E-16
tp -1.567326944551596E-14 2.235159702968284E-13 3.901547865757098E-9 8.809020257360821E-12 8.566545566504309E-10 5.200206388979904E-13
node 5.857555581340399E-15 -1.397329367714919E-14 8.809020257360821E-12 6.850960812019706E-9 -6.840226596999953E-9 4.334100845887977E-12
peri -1.749256280185638E-14 8.46549510676374E-14 8.566545566504309E-10 -6.840226596999953E-9 7.030692659261866E-9 -4.233306389099137E-12
i 2.256484866429011E-16 -4.970508490344914E-16 5.200206388979904E-13 4.334100845887977E-12 -4.233306389099137E-12 1.78720282179931E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.47   n/a MPCxxxxx  

14937 Thirsk           Discovered 1995 Feb. 1 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Robert Brent Thirsk (b. 1953), selected as a Canadian astronaut in 1983, flew on space shuttle mission STS-78.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

Alternate Designations
 1995 CP3 = 1997 RE2 
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