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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 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1389187896177825 3.9176e-08  
a 2.61887755350997 1.1009e-08 au
q 2.255066253619185 1.0182e-07 au
i 12.97030914567281 3.5353e-06 deg
node 144.0623262230647 1.9306e-05 deg
peri 93.27858885292628 2.3757e-05 deg
M 80.66059172588666 1.2616e-05 deg
tp 2458653.659247536557
(2019-Jun-19.15924754)
5.4252e-05 TDB
period 1548.000928522408
4.24
9.7606e-06
2.672e-08
d
yr
n .2325580000417866 1.4663e-09 deg/d
Q 2.982688853400755 1.2538e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1094  
   data-arc span      13826 days (37.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-11-14  
   last obs. used      2020-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52242  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 17:47:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15247 au 
 T_jup = 3.356 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456939.5 (2014-Oct-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1377160498563698 3.9282e-08  
q 2.258442024303666 1.0188e-07 au
tp 2457105.181910309241
(2015-Mar-23.68191031)
5.5891e-05 TDB
node 144.1171818308167 1.932e-05 deg
peri 93.31815267132527 2.3846e-05 deg
i 12.96375840589336 3.5338e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1094  
   data-arc span      13826 days (37.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-11-14  
   last obs. used      2020-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52242  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 17:47:16  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15247 au 
 T_jup = 3.356 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.543069782810817E-15 -3.985205394094289E-15 -3.098796943113463E-13 -8.026652842954252E-15 -8.748373618016869E-14 -6.790983859627963E-15
q -3.985205394094289E-15 1.037950019588777E-14 7.06155985050154E-13 2.208037416007051E-14 1.977236796285018E-13 1.772046255255369E-14
tp -3.098796943113463E-13 7.06155985050154E-13 3.123821335853063E-9 -6.240657913263434E-12 8.040593052831374E-10 -2.733593215671123E-13
node -8.026652842954252E-15 2.208037416007051E-14 -6.240657913263434E-12 3.73253711422256E-10 -3.649206078801097E-10 3.050439457531657E-12
peri -8.748373618016869E-14 1.977236796285018E-13 8.040593052831374E-10 -3.649206078801097E-10 5.686263399448763E-10 -3.008736481200371E-12
i -6.790983859627963E-15 1.772046255255369E-14 -2.733593215671123E-13 3.050439457531657E-12 -3.008736481200371E-12 1.24876099387684E-11

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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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