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15017 Cuppy (1998 SS25)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015017
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1611757396259842 4.2086e-08  
a 2.326355282188831 8.3479e-09 au
q 1.951403248949231 1.0047e-07 au
i 6.210648941211414 4.3356e-06 deg
node 63.81256366969858 4.9091e-05 deg
peri 348.436536741329 5.2223e-05 deg
M 11.48287263738572 1.9157e-05 deg
tp 2458959.160945844953
(2020-Apr-19.66094584)
6.886e-05 TDB
period 1296.022342646592
3.55
6.976e-06
1.91e-08
d
yr
n .277772989055766 1.4951e-09 deg/d
Q 2.701307315428431 9.6934e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      733  
   data-arc span      10328 days (28.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59217  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:09:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .963008 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6521 au 
 T_jup = 3.549 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO502284  
diameter diameter 1.795 km 0.226 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.500   0.219 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15017 Cuppy           Discovered 1998 Sept. 22 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
William ("Will") Jacob Cuppy (1884-1949) was an American humorist and journalist. A gentle satirist, he is well known for his books The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody, How to Attract the Wombat, How to Become Extinct and How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes. The name was suggested by M. Walter.
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Reference: 20030910/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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