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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2189924396307119 5.332e-08  
a 2.756872143346178 2.5611e-08 au
q 2.153137986924849 1.4275e-07 au
i 8.557719705181432 8.3895e-06 deg
node 343.2950171313162 4.0185e-05 deg
peri 64.24135481592897 4.5639e-05 deg
M 283.8639145220025 1.9768e-05 deg
tp 2459354.099309003883
(2021-May-19.59930900)
9.3535e-05 TDB
period 1671.950303751625
4.58
2.3299e-05
6.379e-08
d
yr
n .2153174045856565 3.0005e-09 deg/d
Q 3.360606299767507 3.122e-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 = 1.17848 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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
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Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1914-Jun-13 16:00 00:02 Inter 0.0310173822178691 0.0309955218964578 0.0310392436667674 4.24190183268914 4.24190172142558 2420297.166809235 2.27619379037392 1128.47701603665 41.1671196006205 15.1571083816402 29710.4950181362 T 11 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-May-07 05:52:44 2018-Dec-17 19:24
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