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17078 Sellers (1999 HD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017078
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1197591944385925 4.8906e-08  
a 2.996296828208532 1.8959e-08 au
q 2.637462733763369 1.4592e-07 au
i 13.61541078520067 5.2805e-06 deg
node 45.45973111085467 1.7001e-05 deg
peri 311.5079533637327 2.594e-05 deg
M 314.0841600950717 2.2452e-05 deg
tp 2459442.121574975285
(2021-Aug-15.62157498)
0.00011919 TDB
period 1894.41742046335
5.19
1.798e-05
4.923e-08
d
yr
n .1900320362932203 1.8036e-09 deg/d
Q 3.355130922653696 2.1229e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1557  
   data-arc span      10787 days (29.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-07  
   last obs. used      2020-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50103  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:53:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65609 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16856 au 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.43   n/a E2021B10  
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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