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487761 Frankbrandner (2015 RX194)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2487761
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0347467815806947 6.5984e-08  
a 2.685825234740558 4.7402e-08 au
q 2.59250145194511 1.9913e-07 au
i 3.053992566387156 7.4086e-06 deg
node 67.92131781999704 0.00014835 deg
peri 254.6082268475069 0.00019882 deg
M 113.1545930329004 0.00012747 deg
tp 2458695.158764283304
(2019-Jul-30.65876428)
0.00057307 TDB
period 1607.7371671967
4.40
4.2562e-05
1.165e-07
d
yr
n .2239171970053458 5.9278e-09 deg/d
Q 2.779149017536007 4.9049e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      94  
   data-arc span      6152 days (16.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-12-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61445  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 17:22:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57964 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31546 au 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.69   n/a MPCxxxxx  

487761 Frankbrandner          
Frank Brandner (1961-2014) was an inspiring teacher and photographer at the Otto-Schott-Gymnasium in Jena, Germany, who encouraged his students to excel in astronomy, including the discovery of minor planets. Name suggested by C. Liefke and students from the Otto-Schott-Gymnasium.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2020-08-07Last Updated: 2020-08-24

Alternate Designations
 2015 RX194 = 2011 UF246 = 2011 WC11 = 2013 CK167 
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