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4027 Mitton (1982 DN)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004027
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1674596772132762 3.4135e-08  
a 2.358313625470186 7.4589e-09 au
q 1.963391186981278 7.9441e-08 au
i 1.787585891986594 3.8089e-06 deg
node 193.7537341090444 0.00010478 deg
peri 15.72679047530043 0.00010523 deg
M 152.8963821022166 1.0046e-05 deg
tp 2458438.682224972333
(2018-Nov-16.18222497)
3.6282e-05 TDB
period 1322.820044719866
3.62
6.2757e-06
1.718e-08
d
yr
n .2721458609861307 1.2911e-09 deg/d
Q 2.753236063959095 8.708e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2226  
   data-arc span      22902 days (62.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-04-24  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46125  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:02:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .958287 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20898 au 
 T_jup = 3.533 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO279556  
rotation period rot_per 2.94616 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2019) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

4027 Mitton (1982 DN)          Discovered 1982-Feb-21 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1982 DN = 1957 HL = 1964 FG 
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