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187679 Folinsbee (2008 DC5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2187679
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2271336841305292 6.9349e-08  
a 2.431815212673239 2.3804e-08 au
q 1.8794680642941 1.611e-07 au
i 4.521332124280052 7.0532e-06 deg
node 177.4316102886371 7.3399e-05 deg
peri 358.3781263807718 7.524e-05 deg
M 126.0668633658799 2.4945e-05 deg
tp 2458715.443051901626
(2019-Aug-19.94305190)
8.9953e-05 TDB
period 1385.141952874794
3.79
2.0338e-05
5.568e-08
d
yr
n .2599011597712694 3.8161e-09 deg/d
Q 2.984162361052378 2.921e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      241  
   data-arc span      8427 days (23.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-17  
   last obs. used      2018-12-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60715  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 21:56:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .883583 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9788 au 
 T_jup = 3.467 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.1   n/a MPO418011  

187679 Folinsbee           Discovered 2008 Feb. 28 by A. Lowe at RAS Observatory, Mayhill.
Robert E. Folinsbee (1917-2008) was a Canadian geologist at the University of Alberta. His areas of expertise included geochronology, meteorites and the mineral deposits of northern Canada.
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Reference: 20080819/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-08-25

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Alternate Designations
 2008 DC5 = 1995 WZ19 
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