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17493 Wildcat (1991 YA)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017493
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4421342771872787 1.5744e-07  
a 2.736365473111338 1.5468e-08 au
q 1.52652450253703 4.376e-07 au
i 44.37731284789021 1.0673e-05 deg
node 274.1778780734747 1.4498e-05 deg
peri 175.0107548957865 2.897e-05 deg
M 96.30965345311556 1.2198e-05 deg
tp 2458558.189856472783
(2019-Mar-15.68985647)
5.4851e-05 TDB
period 1653.330127984663
4.53
1.4019e-05
3.838e-08
d
yr
n .2177423576251067 1.8463e-09 deg/d
Q 3.946206443685645 2.2307e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      706  
   data-arc span      9981 days (27.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-02  
   last obs. used      2019-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46489  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 22:20:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .544565 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.2982 au 
 T_jup = 2.831 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO467893  

17493 Wildcat           Discovered 1991 Dec. 31 by C. S. Shoemaker and D. H. Levy at Palomar.
The University of Arizona (whose athletic symbol is a wildcat) has contributed to astronomy and planetary sciences almost from its founding in 1885. Today the university remains in the forefront of astronomical research, discovery and in astronomical instrument development.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
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
1912-Dec-05 15:48 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.52102960137173 1.52102682070167 1.52103238204352 9.87356172392801 9.81699914562866 2419742.158147093 0.945202473511438 170.646072085241 76.8027328455008 40.9545313136553 1786800.18122437 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
1949-Jan-01 14:40 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.42549498646507 1.42549161301131 1.42549835992377 9.69711616509513 9.63564586244814 2432918.111177206 0.84739169064821 224.545793257567 74.3826063509684 -44.7063744184454 1687264.07567323 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2008-Jan-14 01:27 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.31088393491998 1.3108829456596 1.31088492418124 9.5626318459127 9.49482151810013 2454479.560320597 0.580051809856107 155.174990790972 45.9476866870348 -83.1946982417293 2869878.1055677 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2041-Nov-05 12:33 < 00:01 Mars 0.0808671138628574 0.0808644429694199 0.0808697849016859 20.9877183907287 20.9875497079446 2466829.022719807 0.393640503863756 222.885072265807 38.7412994115784 54.509103996823 255830.893050024 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2044-Feb-10 05:34 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.80586831472402 1.80586327602382 1.80587335342618 10.3489223405138 10.3035001712553 2467655.731918124 0.995201242866907 269.525058089056 66.0778430216741 -22.1663624289682 1382751.61020755 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2067-Jan-11 19:21 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.69934612963389 1.69934328565314 1.69934897361485 10.0270415519018 9.9772081153179 2476027.305921300 0.630094855177119 146.793169338951 101.020936019243 21.3054380035433 1548363.84230322 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2103-Feb-13 05:46 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.34260861127588 1.34260574374297 1.34261147881626 9.63676832811774 9.57107869533008 2489207.740274221 0.892561888437506 222.060632262768 50.4749295458004 -51.9029084011204 2290895.89251551 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2118-Dec-10 11:21 < 00:01 Mars 0.0581034280788405 0.0580959127095945 0.0581109437599465 20.9986411117117 20.9984064643552 2494986.972965425 0.801673397131831 431.8465147853 54.7134794532251 -30.0595649123767 81319.7471569301 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2162-Feb-22 19:15 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.37760638974999 1.37760498144876 1.37760779805388 9.59789146289283 9.53361519844475 2510767.301904069 0.946648640475372 168.028373004108 54.9395552067084 74.0580673334107 2652004.69494675 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
2198-Mar-19 19:53 00:01 Jupiter 1.60057203954486 1.60056630650498 1.60057777259285 10.138855333134 10.0865250570018 2523941.328640096 1.36128418015985 339.961160582978 58.4390358234799 -33.532328641385 1763832.02878408 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 22:20:24 2019-Jul-12 22:20
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