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5050 Doctorwatson (1983 RD2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005050
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1178890526047209 1.0837e-08  
a 2.400456932777805 5.9438e-09 au
q 2.117469339154195 2.8593e-08 au
i .8657232866681041 3.4625e-07 deg
node 263.8568514478012 5.4175e-05 deg
peri 139.2508746025155 5.4857e-05 deg
M 21.49884375754488 1.0594e-05 deg
tp 2459315.375523467968
(2021-Apr-10.87552347)
3.9865e-05 TDB
period 1358.436382946521
3.72
5.0455e-06
1.381e-08
d
yr
n .2650105698870791 9.843e-10 deg/d
Q 2.683444526401415 6.6445e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2741  
   data-arc span      24625 days (67.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-02-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45641  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 17:05:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12564 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67279 au 
 T_jup = 3.516 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.71   n/a E2021B10  

5050 Doctorwatson (1983 RD2)          Discovered 1983-Sep-14 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1983 RD2 = 1972 TA7 = 1985 DB3 = 1987 UQ9 = 1987 WL1 = 1990 HR2 
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