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18505 Caravelli (1996 PG5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018505
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1264908389564706 3.0823e-08  
a 2.236994022797604 5.3803e-09 au
q 1.954034772113324 6.9138e-08 au
i 4.179879945924701 3.6178e-06 deg
node 190.2967385566544 4.1802e-05 deg
peri 62.95469193874357 4.3781e-05 deg
M 91.92398815036778 1.2611e-05 deg
tp 2458688.451557189219
(2019-Jul-23.95155719)
4.2665e-05 TDB
period 1222.068816554407
3.35
4.4089e-06
1.207e-08
d
yr
n .2945824286843445 1.0628e-09 deg/d
Q 2.519953273481882 6.0609e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1842  
   data-arc span      12444 days (34.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-02  
   last obs. used      2020-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47499  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:14:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .944006 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51125 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO384913  

18505 Caravelli           Discovered 1996 Aug. 9 at Osservatorio San Vittore.
Vito Caravelli (1724-1800) was professor of mathematics at the Naval Institute of Naples. He wrote books on mathematics and also a Trattato d´Astronomia in three volumes.
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Reference: 20030318/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 PG5 = 1999 JZ58 
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