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163800 Richardnorton (2003 QS69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2163800
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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 .2020955512697847 4.9969e-08  
a 2.589883608828374 1.8263e-08 au
q 2.066479653177625 1.2519e-07 au
i 13.45586364514849 1.0527e-05 deg
node 292.8022054832668 2.177e-05 deg
peri 103.737154113853 3.7912e-05 deg
M 334.9139818160073 3.044e-05 deg
tp 2459106.583546277540
(2020-Sep-14.08354628)
0.00012926 TDB
period 1522.365023409075
4.17
1.6103e-05
4.409e-08
d
yr
n .2364741664872475 2.5014e-09 deg/d
Q 3.113287564479124 2.1954e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      407  
   data-arc span      7701 days (21.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-22  
   last obs. used      2020-10-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49733  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 11:56:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12219 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43371 au 
 T_jup = 3.353 
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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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