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163800 Richardnorton (2003 QS69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2163800
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2023929507394422 5.4279e-08  
a 2.592457116682927 2.8216e-08 au
q 2.067762071172003 1.3083e-07 au
i 13.44654663093572 1.2199e-05 deg
node 292.8139257168954 2.2089e-05 deg
peri 103.4427746340555 5.0199e-05 deg
M 240.7127470899032 4.8207e-05 deg
tp 2459105.693012628612
(2020-Sep-13.19301263)
0.00021069 TDB
period 1524.634695740457
4.17
2.4891e-05
6.815e-08
d
yr
n .2361221353585697 3.8548e-09 deg/d
Q 3.117152162193851 3.3926e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      336  
   data-arc span      6813 days (18.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-22  
   last obs. used      2018-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5163  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 12:06:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12293 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43214 au 
 T_jup = 3.352 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO264342  

163800 Richardnorton           Discovered 2003 Aug. 26 by A. Knöfel at Drebach.
O. Richard Norton (1937-2009) authored many popular books and articles about meteorites. He worked at several planetaria in the U.S.A. and designed the first 35-mm fish-eye planetarium motion-picture system.
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Reference: 20090806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-09
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