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5077 Favaloro (1974 MG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005077
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1835521616813174 3.5474e-08  
a 2.230397975926691 7.6461e-09 au
q 1.821003606035712 8.0785e-08 au
i 5.492099853529149 3.7325e-06 deg
node 324.0787962675752 3.7045e-05 deg
peri 337.8516713321659 3.8269e-05 deg
M 151.0894007972356 9.5552e-06 deg
tp 2458089.873360386116
(2017-Dec-02.37336039)
3.1517e-05 TDB
period 1216.667676825954
3.33
6.2563e-06
1.713e-08
d
yr
n .2958901652907956 1.5215e-09 deg/d
Q 2.63979234581767 9.0496e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1695  
   data-arc span      16609 days (45.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-17  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49998  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:53:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .80635 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59119 au 
 T_jup = 3.614 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO347564  
diameter diameter 4.508 km 0.138 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.346   0.028 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5077 Favaloro           Discovered 1974 June 17 by the Felix Aguilar Observatory team at the El Leoncito Station.
Rene Favaloro (1923-2000) was a well-known Argentinian cardiologist who first developed the coronary-artery bypass surgery technique. Thanks to this approach a number of people have been able to recover from serious heart conditions all over the world.
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Reference: 20061109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-11-13

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Alternate Designations
 1974 MG = 1981 SE3 = 1981 UH13 
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