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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 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1264908355640077 3.2342e-08  
a 2.236994023763864 5.983e-09 au
q 1.954034780546281 7.3247e-08 au
i 4.179880549177442 3.6552e-06 deg
node 190.2967075579152 4.7618e-05 deg
peri 62.95471971314166 5.0075e-05 deg
M 91.92399032536653 1.39e-05 deg
tp 2458688.451549603708
(2019-Jul-23.95154960)
4.7286e-05 TDB
period 1222.068817346209
3.35
4.9028e-06
1.342e-08
d
yr
n .2945824284934789 1.1818e-09 deg/d
Q 2.519953266981447 6.7398e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1645  
   data-arc span      12011 days (32.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-02  
   last obs. used      2019-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48874  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:50:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .944006 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51125 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456595.5 (2013-Oct-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1269908893979112 3.2405e-08  
q 1.952874723301014 7.3433e-08 au
tp 2456243.667729114445
(2012-Nov-12.16772911)
4.8885e-05 TDB
node 190.3883108540466 4.7657e-05 deg
peri 62.92880385086621 5.0079e-05 deg
i 4.177776515806773 3.6547e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1645  
   data-arc span      12011 days (32.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-02  
   last obs. used      2019-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48874  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:50:05  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51125 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.050088966321577E-15 -2.373704635476879E-15 -1.191627997755343E-13 1.044800109409325E-14 -3.870403371996945E-14 -1.237961634307307E-15
q -2.373704635476879E-15 5.392471396630975E-15 1.910156574108127E-13 -2.378221087675551E-14 6.599233994972482E-14 2.91444302945326E-15
tp -1.191627997755343E-13 1.910156574108127E-13 2.389695870937901E-9 -1.443084209863574E-11 7.615622510362885E-10 1.387288435999808E-13
node 1.044800109409325E-14 -2.378221087675551E-14 -1.443084209863574E-11 2.271171468259039E-9 -2.269233017761879E-9 2.584596011902787E-11
peri -3.870403371996945E-14 6.599233994972482E-14 7.615622510362885E-10 -2.269233017761879E-9 2.507928662649861E-9 -2.575694535829237E-11
i -1.237961634307307E-15 2.91444302945326E-15 1.387288435999808E-13 2.584596011902787E-11 -2.575694535829237E-11 1.335658941830874E-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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