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183357 Rickshelton (2002 VT129)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2183357
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2203184511326609 7.8378e-08  
a 2.543078468323003 2.0877e-08 au
q 1.98279135907326 2.0983e-07 au
i 5.615913442763603 9.586e-06 deg
node 232.2303539910364 0.00012135 deg
peri 198.8652439498495 0.00013598 deg
M 96.71745749824055 5.981e-05 deg
tp 2458602.539068601060
(2019-Apr-29.03906860)
0.00024228 TDB
period 1481.283100377453
4.06
1.8241e-05
4.994e-08
d
yr
n .2430325438184413 2.9927e-09 deg/d
Q 3.103365577572747 2.5477e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      319  
   data-arc span      7827 days (21.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-16  
   last obs. used      2020-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5965  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 04:38:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .99814 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20194 au 
 T_jup = 3.403 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.9   n/a MPO459834  

183357 Rickshelton           Discovered 2002 Nov. 9 by M. W. Buie at Kitt Peak.
Richard G. Shelton (b. 1957), Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, served as a Senior Mission Operations Analyst for the New Horizons Mission to Pluto.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-09-17

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