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18505 Caravelli (1996 PG5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018505
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1263660115161109 3.0542e-08  
a 2.237136203660743 5.2115e-09 au
q 1.954438224385841 6.8341e-08 au
i 4.17968773025482 3.5457e-06 deg
node 190.2959926335011 4.0203e-05 deg
peri 62.95810570386735 4.203e-05 deg
M 150.8466762043971 1.2321e-05 deg
tp 2458688.381681951461
(2019-Jul-23.88168195)
4.1465e-05 TDB
period 1222.185328416935
3.35
4.2707e-06
1.169e-08
d
yr
n .2945543459160147 1.0293e-09 deg/d
Q 2.519834182935646 5.87e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1990  
   data-arc span      12525 days (34.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46788  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 02:38:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .942821 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51023 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457344.5 (2015-Nov-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1259826363572239 3.0562e-08  
q 1.955484675695794 6.8362e-08 au
tp 2457466.178167550479
(2016-Mar-18.67816755)
4.1113e-05 TDB
node 190.3297884885737 4.0194e-05 deg
peri 63.01144233574388 4.2036e-05 deg
i 4.179808867335541 3.5464e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1990  
   data-arc span      12525 days (34.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46788  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 02:38:36  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51023 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 9.340488614730732E-16 -2.08459933590923E-15 -4.154084222434148E-13 4.089580318116573E-15 -1.34553980312326E-13 -6.201561642635573E-16
q -2.08459933590923E-15 4.673294895571529E-15 9.437577342133205E-13 -9.383126852496554E-15 3.043543136709407E-13 1.445207238293449E-15
tp -4.154084222434148E-13 9.437577342133205E-13 1.690253282607173E-9 -7.646127236788193E-12 5.129235645390179E-10 2.659938623840067E-13
node 4.089580318116573E-15 -9.383126852496554E-15 -7.646127236788193E-12 1.615578934571532E-9 -1.613283088312858E-9 4.348228186288027E-11
peri -1.34553980312326E-13 3.043543136709407E-13 5.129235645390179E-10 -1.613283088312858E-9 1.76706619250602E-9 -4.330008345432838E-11
i -6.201561642635573E-16 1.445207238293449E-15 2.659938623840067E-13 4.348228186288027E-11 -4.330008345432838E-11 1.257715590040322E-11

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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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