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183357 Rickshelton (2002 VT129)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2183357
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2203561439279862 1.1656e-07  
a 2.543708085168555 2.9824e-08 au
q 1.98318638024237 3.1542e-07 au
i 5.615940594170269 1.0559e-05 deg
node 232.2359045239626 0.00012967 deg
peri 198.9326267206854 0.0001553 deg
M 359.4597036275327 8.0954e-05 deg
tp 2458602.723969789103
(2019-Apr-29.22396979)
0.00033326 TDB
period 1481.833239821557
4.06
2.6061e-05
7.135e-08
d
yr
n .2429423165344511 4.2726e-09 deg/d
Q 3.104229790094739 3.6396e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      284  
   data-arc span      7276 days (19.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-16  
   last obs. used      2018-10-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59088  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-31 03:32:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .998326 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20065 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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