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2417 McVittie (1964 CD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002417
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2243564424008855 1.3735e-08  
a 3.181486992574242 1.1036e-08 au
q 2.467699889375592 4.3574e-08 au
i 3.107964815954897 2.7833e-07 deg
node 84.55186194151335 9.8527e-06 deg
peri 19.41547545613689 9.893e-06 deg
M 10.45276797173386 5.1966e-06 deg
tp 2459140.317189634208
(2020-Oct-17.81718963)
2.9792e-05 TDB
period 2072.734398225744
5.67
1.0784e-05
2.952e-08
d
yr
n .1736836134471253 9.0368e-10 deg/d
Q 3.895274095772891 1.3511e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2640  
   data-arc span      23037 days (63.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1958-02-23  
   last obs. used      2021-03-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46265  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:14:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48467 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.27057 au 
 T_jup = 3.157 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457213.5 (2015-Jul-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2234431423677551 1.3444e-08  
q 2.47221000646423 4.2365e-08 au
tp 2457072.528840530548
(2015-Feb-19.02884053)
2.7712e-05 TDB
node 84.61434019800846 9.8469e-06 deg
peri 20.04724080527048 9.917e-06 deg
i 3.107508756547724 2.7798e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2640  
   data-arc span      23037 days (63.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1958-02-23  
   last obs. used      2021-03-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46265  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:14:13  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.27057 au 
 T_jup = 3.157 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.807467587632273E-16 -5.579334721669132E-16 -2.427754635977082E-13 6.129999867914599E-15 -6.950667947902581E-14 -4.058216090455109E-16
q -5.579334721669132E-16 1.794777278182005E-15 7.700535883362303E-13 -2.257329011783436E-14 2.240160891833611E-13 1.325962253410031E-15
tp -2.427754635977082E-13 7.700535883362303E-13 7.6793852506506E-10 9.147398624610397E-11 1.035957815913897E-10 -3.938323969621378E-13
node 6.129999867914599E-15 -2.257329011783436E-14 9.147398624610397E-11 9.696215136603417E-11 -7.254734591337862E-11 -1.969583706523601E-12
peri -6.950667947902581E-14 2.240160891833611E-13 1.035957815913897E-10 -7.254734591337862E-11 9.834758618633209E-11 1.865422003629734E-12
i -4.058216090455109E-16 1.325962253410031E-15 -3.938323969621378E-13 -1.969583706523601E-12 1.865422003629734E-12 7.727016330436989E-14

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.28   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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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