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159814 Saguaro (2003 SS217)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2159814
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2341436420129596 5.5076e-08  
a 2.614832926325248 2.3889e-08 au
q 2.00258642170005 1.5276e-07 au
i 10.40323348942043 5.6346e-06 deg
node 288.926051869252 3.9214e-05 deg
peri 14.84174608008024 4.3609e-05 deg
M 10.12479196382766 2.5906e-05 deg
tp 2458957.064187265715
(2020-Apr-17.56418727)
0.00011065 TDB
period 1544.416185557973
4.23
2.1165e-05
5.795e-08
d
yr
n .2330977901982669 3.1944e-09 deg/d
Q 3.227079430950447 2.9483e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      396  
   data-arc span      7119 days (19.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-12  
   last obs. used      2019-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59526  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 12:17:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .98899 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02525 au 
 T_jup = 3.346 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO436806  
diameter diameter 3.407 km 0.431 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.096   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

159814 Saguaro           Discovered 2003 Sept. 27 by KLENOT at Klet.
The Saguaro National Park located in a desert landscape to the east and west of Tucson protects the majestic giant saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) as well as other cacti. The giant saguaro is the supreme symbol of the American Southwest.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-05-14Last Updated: 2014-05-15

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Alternate Designations
 2003 SS217 = 1999 TA187 
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