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159215 Apan (2005 WS59)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2159215
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1164452357123477 1.0299e-07  
a 2.222938766576309 1.1237e-08 au
q 1.964088137928215 2.2957e-07 au
i 8.015394732422729 1.0366e-05 deg
node 23.27553410013985 3.1696e-05 deg
peri 7.895911181258994 3.9021e-05 deg
M 170.2493751840128 2.0661e-05 deg
tp 2458428.003676011723
(2018-Nov-05.50367601)
6.9535e-05 TDB
period 1210.569356939016
3.31
9.1791e-06
2.513e-08
d
yr
n .2973807307581926 2.2549e-09 deg/d
Q 2.481789395224403 1.2545e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      250  
   data-arc span      7803 days (21.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-18  
   last obs. used      2020-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61241  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 12:59:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .969554 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.94854 au 
 T_jup = 3.626 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.2   n/a MPO459729  

159215 Apan           Discovered 2005 Nov. 30 by S. Foglia at Suno.
The Associazione Provinciale Astrofili Novaresi, founded in 1968, is the amateur astronomical association that oversees the Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno, where this minor planet was discovered.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22
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