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16802 Rainer (1997 SP3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016802
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2195508792735558 4.1348e-08  
a 2.342512990787037 9.591e-09 au
q 1.828212203950016 9.5364e-08 au
i 7.311118002009721 5.5648e-06 deg
node .9411371540183491 3.1214e-05 deg
peri 309.9523836596827 3.362e-05 deg
M 148.7575614365428 1.4663e-05 deg
tp 2458459.374514414879
(2018-Dec-06.87451441)
5.1398e-05 TDB
period 1309.548052074945
3.59
8.0426e-06
2.202e-08
d
yr
n .2749040017505194 1.6883e-09 deg/d
Q 2.856813777624059 1.1697e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      762  
   data-arc span      16329 days (44.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-04-20  
   last obs. used      2020-01-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52236  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 00:15:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .824641 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45748 au 
 T_jup = 3.520 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456591.5 (2013-Oct-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .219985770762533 4.1389e-08  
q 1.826563020551362 9.5467e-08 au
tp 2457151.004784846753
(2015-May-08.50478485)
4.7291e-05 TDB
node .9828865530214663 3.1187e-05 deg
peri 310.069130513744 3.359e-05 deg
i 7.315941123972099 5.5674e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      762  
   data-arc span      16329 days (44.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-04-20  
   last obs. used      2020-01-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52236  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 00:15:40  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45748 au 
 T_jup = 3.520 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.713066079373376E-15 -3.939988139593428E-15 8.412230998193053E-13 -5.414163074318494E-15 2.060280417062772E-13 7.992601930613299E-16
q -3.939988139593428E-15 9.113974119248385E-15 -1.821452096250097E-12 1.1443635943707E-14 -4.506642692978304E-13 -1.220978521980931E-15
tp 8.412230998193053E-13 -1.821452096250097E-12 2.236435084901272E-9 -1.037394809737137E-11 5.994252320551566E-10 1.112718753593154E-12
node -5.414163074318494E-15 1.1443635943707E-14 -1.037394809737137E-11 9.726487691240296E-10 -9.663875498544055E-10 1.052861801052719E-11
peri 2.060280417062772E-13 -4.506642692978304E-13 5.994252320551566E-10 -9.663875498544055E-10 1.128282496598811E-9 -1.02713576533426E-11
i 7.992601930613299E-16 -1.220978521980931E-15 1.112718753593154E-12 1.052861801052719E-11 -1.02713576533426E-11 3.099587368096861E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO431692  

16802 Rainer           Discovered 1997 Sept. 25 by E. Meyer at the Davidschlag Observatory, Linz.
Suffering from a serious heart disease since his birth, Rainer Gebetsroither (1976-1998) devoted his life to observations of nature as well as to the history and technology of railways. His parents Karin and Uwe are long-term members of the Linzer Astronomische Gemeinschaft.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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