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27977 Distratis (1997 UK5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027977
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2227884834832328 4.7268e-08  
a 2.551302486690298 9.9362e-09 au
q 1.982901674773566 1.238e-07 au
i 13.48525274785305 5.5897e-06 deg
node 320.3254794383357 1.32e-05 deg
peri 31.2250250249039 1.649e-05 deg
M 125.1285894271238 1.0157e-05 deg
tp 2458083.136955742202
(2017-Nov-25.63695574)
4.0497e-05 TDB
period 1488.474350949843
4.08
8.6955e-06
2.381e-08
d
yr
n .2418583832299647 1.4129e-09 deg/d
Q 3.11970329860703 1.215e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1389  
   data-arc span      10834 days (29.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-09-02  
   last obs. used      2019-05-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51526  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 01:06:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .986542 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33479 au 
 T_jup = 3.367 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO337494  

27977 Distratis           Discovered 1997 Oct. 25 by L. Tesi and A. Boattini at San Marcello Pistoiese.
Since 1987, Cosimo Distratis (b. 1927) has devoted his life to building and managing Montefusco Uggiano Observatory, near Taranto, Italy. Along with astronomy, his interests include patented capstan devices, design of satellite phone instruments and botany.
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Reference: 20041126/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-06

Alternate Designations
 1997 UK5 = 1999 CN111 
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