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16797 Wilkerson (1997 CA17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016797
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1513083588501701 3.2219e-08  
a 3.195153763007404 1.7252e-08 au
q 2.711700290852809 1.0155e-07 au
i 7.841363745583024 3.9704e-06 deg
node 283.7795903038103 3.2887e-05 deg
peri 156.0735227775451 3.6777e-05 deg
M 110.568223999223 1.5583e-05 deg
tp 2458559.786456513887
(2019-Mar-17.28645651)
8.9905e-05 TDB
period 2086.104554384645
5.71
1.6896e-05
4.626e-08
d
yr
n .1725704491864226 1.3977e-09 deg/d
Q 3.678607235162 1.9862e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1692  
   data-arc span      23845 days (65.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-11  
   last obs. used      2021-02-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48549  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:42:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72943 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56656 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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