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172505 Kimberlyespy (2003 SC202)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172505
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1716237858974662 3.5641e-08  
a 2.281004836467239 9.9907e-09 au
q 1.889530150782301 8.2183e-08 au
i 6.165843505669257 4.4782e-06 deg
node 102.8647565742007 3.6904e-05 deg
peri 243.8641764142759 3.9472e-05 deg
M 325.1188598230351 1.61e-05 deg
tp 2459122.420267756100
(2020-Sep-29.92026776)
5.6755e-05 TDB
period 1258.310255040949
3.45
8.267e-06
2.263e-08
d
yr
n .2860979623727889 1.8797e-09 deg/d
Q 2.672479522152177 1.1705e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      481  
   data-arc span      6762 days (18.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-11-22  
   last obs. used      2019-05-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59077  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 16:50:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .891743 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74131 au 
 T_jup = 3.578 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO433108  

172505 Kimberlyespy           Discovered 2003 Sept. 22 by V. Reddy at Goodricke-Pigott.
Kimberly Andrews Espy (b. 1963) is the former Senior Vice President for Research at the University of Arizona, and was instrumental in establishing the space situational awareness initiative. A translational clinical neuroscientist and psychologist, she pioneered the integration of cognitive neuroscience tools.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-10-26Last Updated: 2018-10-30

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Alternate Designations
 2003 SC202 = 2002 GN116 
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