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17078 Sellers (1999 HD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017078
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1203195946393377 5.6724e-08  
a 2.99174475839807 2.0421e-08 au
q 2.631779241803251 1.6569e-07 au
i 13.63183460939237 5.4757e-06 deg
node 45.521995432136 1.7852e-05 deg
peri 312.2387851319083 2.6997e-05 deg
M 199.1486751339529 2.351e-05 deg
tp 2459445.015017307981
(2021-Aug-18.51501731)
0.00012758 TDB
period 1890.101971395372
5.17
1.9352e-05
5.298e-08
d
yr
n .1904659142460071 1.9501e-09 deg/d
Q 3.351710274992889 2.2878e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1429  
   data-arc span      10320 days (28.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50453  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:29:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65083 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1657 au 
 T_jup = 3.202 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO395167  
diameter diameter 9.989 km 0.300 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.093   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17078 Sellers           Discovered 1999 Apr. 24 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Peter Sellers (1925-1980) was an English character actor whose extraordinary abilities of mimicry and comedic characterization first blossomed in BBC radio's The Goon Show. He later became a star of Hollywood films such as Dr. Strangelove and The Pink Panther.
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Reference: 20010509/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1999 HD3 = 1993 FG2 = 1998 FB92 
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