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2417 McVittie (1964 CD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002417
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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 .224227058878592 3.246e-08  
a 3.180873840020238 1.4189e-08 au
q 2.467635854208647 1.0736e-07 au
i 3.108149340307729 3.7918e-06 deg
node 84.55259369308196 8.6664e-05 deg
peri 19.44859524834895 8.7312e-05 deg
M 335.6878257585131 1.0796e-05 deg
tp 2459140.439201785637
(2020-Oct-17.93920179)
6.2513e-05 TDB
period 2072.135225029062
5.67
1.3865e-05
3.796e-08
d
yr
n .1737338353460745 1.1625e-09 deg/d
Q 3.894111825831829 1.7371e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2283  
   data-arc span      22896 days (62.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1958-02-23  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48681  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:09:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48477 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.27158 au 
 T_jup = 3.157 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO384771  
diameter diameter 18.433 km 0.120 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.934 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[LeCrone, C.; Duncan, A.; Ditteon, R. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 78-80.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.099   0.019 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2417 McVittie (1964 CD)          Discovered 1964-Feb-15 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1964 CD = 1929 CL1 = 1958 DN = 1976 GT1 = 1977 LE = 1978 NZ6 = 1981 AK 
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