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4332 Milton (1983 RC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004332
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3150423597680648 4.4188e-08  
a 2.584536463980014 1.3081e-08 au
q 1.770297997461141 1.1704e-07 au
i 19.16880358248141 5.0738e-06 deg
node 165.9951223421054 1.0404e-05 deg
peri 198.3324529224271 1.1626e-05 deg
M 202.8804755552378 7.9097e-06 deg
tp 2459262.869120842524
(2021-Feb-17.36912084)
3.7123e-05 TDB
period 1517.652782784105
4.16
1.1521e-05
3.154e-08
d
yr
n .2372084076698933 1.8008e-09 deg/d
Q 3.398774930498887 1.7201e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1869  
   data-arc span      31284 days (85.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-09-16  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45326  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 00:23:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .773466 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06908 au 
 T_jup = 3.277 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO337288  
diameter diameter 11.54 km 0.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 5
rotation period rot_per 3.295 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Oey, J. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 162-165.]
[Kabas, A. (2016) Icarus 271, 279-282.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.2306   0.028 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 5
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xe   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4332 Milton (1983 RC)          Discovered 1983-Sep-05 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 RC = 1933 SH1 = 1989 ET4 
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