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233943 Falera (2009 WU24)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2233943
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08357076770734226 7.1531e-08  
a 3.151472954103459 3.7367e-08 au
q 2.888101939920107 2.3984e-07 au
i 8.149038179211328 7.0244e-06 deg
node 246.2448173001214 5.1994e-05 deg
peri 107.7213679901467 6.6895e-05 deg
M 311.9997625328208 4.3052e-05 deg
tp 2458872.964351606209
(2020-Jan-24.46435161)
0.00024531 TDB
period 2043.472527512047
5.59
3.6344e-05
9.95e-08
d
yr
n .1761707070455723 3.1333e-09 deg/d
Q 3.414843968286811 4.049e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      177  
   data-arc span      7130 days (19.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-12  
   last obs. used      2019-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57253  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 04:12:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.89657 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98625 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO450070  

233943 Falera           Discovered 2009 Nov. 21 by J. De Queiroz at Sternwarte Mirasteilas, Falera.
Falera, a municipality in the district of Surselva in the Swiss canton of Graubünden, has a rich culture and history. In 1800 B.C., a settlement was started on the Mutta. This came during the Bronze Age and was very significant in the early development of what today is Switzerland. Falera is the hometown of the discoverer.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06
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