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16797 Wilkerson (1997 CA17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016797
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1514078592382462 3.201e-08  
a 3.194482150030797 1.6742e-08 au
q 2.710812446319844 1.0039e-07 au
i 7.841600407714137 3.6915e-06 deg
node 283.7760411315144 3.139e-05 deg
peri 155.9969612384653 3.4613e-05 deg
M 144.4874670221022 1.4492e-05 deg
tp 2458559.497409088489
(2019-Mar-16.99740909)
8.2662e-05 TDB
period 2085.446848355718
5.71
1.6394e-05
4.488e-08
d
yr
n .1726248742727938 1.357e-09 deg/d
Q 3.67815185374175 1.9276e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1789  
   data-arc span      23961 days (65.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-11  
   last obs. used      2021-06-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4821  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 17:43:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72885 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56794 au 
 T_jup = 3.163 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO502298  

16797 Wilkerson           Discovered 1997 Feb. 7 by A. Boattini and L. Tesi at San Marcello Pistoiese.
Winston S. Wilkerson, uncle of the first discoverer's wife, is a member of the physics faculty at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York. His interests have concentrated on variable stars, and he has been a member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers for many years.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1997 CA17 = 1994 LJ10 
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