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4332 Milton (1983 RC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004332
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3147746870167226 4.1011e-08  
a 2.586176992278941 1.149e-08 au
q 1.772113938964488 1.1044e-07 au
i 19.1650315327432 3.9763e-06 deg
node 165.9639653949425 9.9631e-06 deg
peri 198.2416876597046 1.1127e-05 deg
M 297.8620095529776 7.9754e-06 deg
tp 2459262.704714222217
(2021-Feb-17.20471422)
3.4979e-05 TDB
period 1519.098001736572
4.16
1.0124e-05
2.772e-08
d
yr
n .2369827355367872 1.5794e-09 deg/d
Q 3.400240045593393 1.5107e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2313  
   data-arc span      31833 days (87.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-11-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42995  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:17:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .776051 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07083 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456988.5 (2014-Nov-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3148222402568503 4.0946e-08  
q 1.771095694948524 1.1015e-07 au
tp 2457746.072310934643
(2016-Dec-23.57231093)
2.8077e-05 TDB
node 166.0014718604475 9.9641e-06 deg
peri 198.4731892073601 1.1136e-05 deg
i 19.16819901000264 3.9764e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2313  
   data-arc span      31833 days (87.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-11-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42995  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:17:02  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07083 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.676537518148728E-15 -4.501641617502754E-15 -6.306923688783567E-13 -1.204886149769795E-14 -5.723546059403833E-14 -8.56286556592002E-15
q -4.501641617502754E-15 1.213217771747253E-14 1.757534764538899E-12 3.329638878795583E-14 1.603162332939596E-13 2.426469350912305E-14
tp -6.306923688783567E-13 1.757534764538899E-12 7.883035779135447E-10 7.608486117798843E-12 1.420567744936929E-10 8.553901029422282E-12
node -1.204886149769795E-14 3.329638878795583E-14 7.608486117798843E-12 9.928332908462588E-11 -9.22344759318684E-11 -2.677293147573011E-12
peri -5.723546059403833E-14 1.603162332939596E-13 1.420567744936929E-10 -9.22344759318684E-11 1.240080095357989E-10 3.973217596396308E-12
i -8.56286556592002E-15 2.426469350912305E-14 8.553901029422282E-12 -2.677293147573011E-12 3.973217596396308E-12 1.581205561243469E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO337288  
diameter diameter 11.54 km 0.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 5
rotation period rot_per 3.295 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Oey, J. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 162-165.]
[Kabas, A. (2016) Icarus 271, 279-282.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.2306   0.028 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 5
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xe   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4332 Milton (1983 RC)          Discovered 1983-Sep-05 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 RC = 1933 SH1 = 1989 ET4 
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