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17185 Mcdavid (1999 VU23)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017185
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1389931568608899 2.9045e-08  
a 2.563480961832783 9.1454e-09 au
q 2.207174650394855 7.3969e-08 au
i 11.01576940559716 3.8439e-06 deg
node 186.5867545132591 1.6574e-05 deg
peri 274.1160305195876 2.1889e-05 deg
M 319.4207161846065 1.5113e-05 deg
tp 2459169.483946535824
(2020-Nov-15.98394654)
6.3289e-05 TDB
period 1499.144761392255
4.10
8.0224e-06
2.196e-08
d
yr
n .2401369162412762 1.2851e-09 deg/d
Q 2.919787273270712 1.0417e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1920  
   data-arc span      23757 days (65.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-12-22  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44772  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 00:24:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25607 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29957 au 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO502300  

17185 Mcdavid           Discovered 1999 Nov. 14 by C. W. Juels at Fountain Hills.
David McDavid (b. 1950), an astronomer specializing in the photometry and polarimetry of Be stars, was a coinvestigator of the NASA International Ultraviolet Explorer (1989-1995). He is also an accomplished saxophone player. The citation was prepared by M. Trueblood.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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