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172269 Tator (2002 TJ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2189924783098047 4.3701e-08  
a 2.756872131827722 1.6827e-08 au
q 2.153137871295534 1.2452e-07 au
i 8.557719588115244 6.6593e-06 deg
node 343.2950318337477 3.0515e-05 deg
peri 64.24135062937199 3.4836e-05 deg
M 283.8639128828474 1.6727e-05 deg
tp 2459354.099314400567
(2021-May-19.59931440)
7.9171e-05 TDB
period 1671.95029327329
4.58
1.5308e-05
4.191e-08
d
yr
n .2153174059350793 1.9714e-09 deg/d
Q 3.360606392359909 2.0512e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      510  
   data-arc span      8489 days (23.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-08-03  
   last obs. used      2020-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55471  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 10:34:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14352 au 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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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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