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172269 Tator (2002 TJ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2204532955866431 5.3862e-08  
a 2.757162588427395 2.3904e-08 au
q 2.149337009340376 1.451e-07 au
i 8.549005308985084 8.3804e-06 deg
node 343.5558635270718 4.0276e-05 deg
peri 63.73334563626044 4.5506e-05 deg
M 198.2146342054245 1.9021e-05 deg
tp 2459351.999553270529
(2021-May-17.49955327)
9.2368e-05 TDB
period 1672.214528481544
4.58
2.1746e-05
5.954e-08
d
yr
n .215283382525625 2.7997e-09 deg/d
Q 3.364988167514414 2.9174e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      409  
   data-arc span      7568 days (20.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-08-03  
   last obs. used      2018-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59921  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-May-07 05:52:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17394 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13853 au 
 T_jup = 3.291 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO433105  

172269 Tator           Discovered 2002 Oct. 9 by A. Martin and A. Boeker at Turtle Star Observatory.
Michael Tator (1956-2009) was a German amateur astronomer and co-founder of Turtle Star Observatory in Muelheim-Ruhr. In 1995 he started astrometric work at the observatory that led to the discovery of this minor planet.
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Reference: 20100130/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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