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43669 Winterthur (2002 GA10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043669
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .138918794820677 3.98e-08  
a 2.618877551792991 1.1239e-08 au
q 2.255066238514984 1.0383e-07 au
i 12.97030913097743 3.5552e-06 deg
node 144.0623259345244 1.9878e-05 deg
peri 93.27859148159271 2.4422e-05 deg
M 80.66059035195605 1.2752e-05 deg
tp 2458653.659253785554
(2019-Jun-19.15925379)
5.4902e-05 TDB
period 1548.000927000066
4.24
9.965e-06
2.728e-08
d
yr
n .2325580002704899 1.497e-09 deg/d
Q 2.982688865070998 1.28e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1051  
   data-arc span      13772 days (37.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-11-14  
   last obs. used      2020-07-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52334  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 04:03:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15247 au 
 T_jup = 3.356 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO279948  
diameter diameter 2.363 km 0.387 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.380   0.180 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

43669 Winterthur           Discovered 2002 Apr. 15 by M. Griesser at Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.
The charming town of Winterthur, founded in 1264 in northeastern Switzerland, is a regional center of business, culture and education, situated in a rural landscape and surrounded by wooded hills. It is the birthplace of the discoverer and home of Eschenberg Observatory.
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Reference: 20020921/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2002 GA10 = 1998 MU8 
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