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8761 Crane (1163 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008761
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09062828020895816 3.2028e-08  
a 2.242063672118934 6.1753e-09 au
q 2.038869297395814 7.078e-08 au
i 3.160879832772503 3.55e-06 deg
node 250.2671924276069 7.0865e-05 deg
peri 5.148822684390619 7.4546e-05 deg
M 173.1658948562727 2.3048e-05 deg
tp 2458410.665460331924
(2018-Oct-19.16546033)
7.8515e-05 TDB
period 1226.225490052469
3.36
5.0661e-06
1.387e-08
d
yr
n .293583849724569 1.2129e-09 deg/d
Q 2.445258046842055 6.7349e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2253  
   data-arc span      17848 days (48.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4634  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:03:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02403 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58075 au 
 T_jup = 3.626 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO384834  

8761 Crane           Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for the bird Grus grus; Crane is its English name. It belongs to the family of the Gruidae and is an endangered species in Europe.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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