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336698 Melbourne (2010 CJ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2336698
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02203738070980995 7.793e-08  
a 3.090860490589297 3.8832e-08 au
q 3.02274602123727 2.4281e-07 au
i 10.60210605526347 5.8043e-06 deg
node 284.5348994226376 4.0151e-05 deg
peri 272.3876960693485 0.00015472 deg
M 314.2783062182156 0.00014618 deg
tp 2459452.579391308067
(2021-Aug-26.07939131)
0.00080458 TDB
period 1984.803566202495
5.43
3.7405e-05
1.024e-07
d
yr
n .1813781505284094 3.4182e-09 deg/d
Q 3.158974959941323 3.9688e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      274  
   data-arc span      7210 days (19.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-07-18  
   last obs. used      2021-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54272  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 12:04:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.03894 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96745 au 
 T_jup = 3.198 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457911.5 (2017-Jun-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02304159143869857 7.803e-08  
q 3.017759370199117 2.4308e-07 au
tp 2457465.359883689559
(2016-Mar-17.85988369)
0.00077734 TDB
node 284.5523003710713 4.0157e-05 deg
peri 271.822119080753 0.00014813 deg
i 10.60306623571036 5.8044e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      274  
   data-arc span      7210 days (19.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-07-18  
   last obs. used      2021-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54272  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 12:04:45  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96745 au 
 T_jup = 3.198 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 6.088650901054139E-15 -1.873830205825024E-14 -9.207562108866025E-12 8.399976102492181E-15 -1.421740124140025E-12 -1.042183016589204E-14
q -1.873830205825024E-14 5.90877423385567E-14 1.887321570792005E-11 -1.833592242217667E-14 2.679228176051475E-12 3.548390120187841E-14
tp -9.207562108866025E-12 1.887321570792005E-11 6.042517035447659E-7 -2.419936840450784E-10 1.108971789762568E-7 2.629952942108866E-11
node 8.399976102492181E-15 -1.833592242217667E-14 -2.419936840450784E-10 1.612604882429158E-9 -1.628372803343175E-9 8.27259278761132E-11
peri -1.421740124140025E-12 2.679228176051475E-12 1.108971789762568E-7 -1.628372803343175E-9 2.194201622815598E-8 -7.68138414897357E-11
i -1.042183016589204E-14 3.548390120187841E-14 2.629952942108866E-11 8.27259278761132E-11 -7.68138414897357E-11 3.369161302861396E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.58   n/a MPCxxxxx  

336698 Melbourne           Discovered 2010 Feb. 5 by E. Schwab at Tzec Maun.
Melbourne is the capital city of the Australian state of Victoria. The Melbourne Observatory, which was in operation from 1863 to 1944, once housed the largest telescope in the world. The Royal Botanic Gardens and the Astronomical Society of Victoria maintain this important historical Observatory.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-07-22Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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