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487761 Frankbrandner (2015 RX194)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2487761
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03475423561803116 6.9063e-08  
a 2.685193334028081 5.1191e-08 au
q 2.591871492217302 2.1229e-07 au
i 3.05425565471046 7.4786e-06 deg
node 67.92056866289968 0.00015181 deg
peri 254.2264346060969 0.00020624 deg
M 68.74629553256641 0.00013371 deg
tp 2458693.591746799653
(2019-Jul-29.09174680)
0.00060013 TDB
period 1607.169816150822
4.40
4.5959e-05
1.258e-07
d
yr
n .2239962425764076 6.4054e-09 deg/d
Q 2.77851517583886 5.297e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      86  
   data-arc span      5704 days (15.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-02-12  
   last obs. used      2019-09-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64572  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-08 18:48:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58092 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31665 au 
 T_jup = 3.372 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.5   n/a MPO440946  

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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