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4202 Minitti (1985 CB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004202
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08464292963538843 2.9693e-08  
a 3.020975312498923 1.5436e-08 au
q 2.765271111692831 8.708e-08 au
i 10.24789442108355 3.745e-06 deg
node 144.3570734258413 2.1932e-05 deg
peri 136.7849533034213 3.4012e-05 deg
M 138.8509665678547 2.6762e-05 deg
tp 2458260.783003292708
(2018-May-22.28300329)
0.00014174 TDB
period 1917.870112085167
5.25
1.47e-05
4.025e-08
d
yr
n .1877082278573063 1.4387e-09 deg/d
Q 3.276679513305015 1.6743e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2567  
   data-arc span      15458 days (42.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45096  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:07:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75938 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93782 au 
 T_jup = 3.217 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO502193  
rotation period rot_per 5.005 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
[Mas, V.; Fornas, G.; Lozano, J.; Rodrigo, O.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 76-82.]

4202 Minitti           Discovered 1985 Feb. 12 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Michelle Minitti (b. 1973) is a researcher at Arizona State University who studies the mineralogy of Mars. She conducts experimental and analytical investigations of Martian analogue materials and has identified a new hematite formation mechanism for Mars. The name was suggested by T. H. Burbine.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

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Alternate Designations
 1985 CB2 = 1977 TU6 = 1980 DF5 = 1986 LG1 = 1987 QJ10 
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