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65363 Ruthanna (2002 PQ11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2065363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2168259297331677 2.8899e-08  
a 2.372968468404 7.5021e-09 au
q 1.858447374014812 7.1445e-08 au
i 2.094659346007165 3.5374e-06 deg
node 2.615053240716915 8.8795e-05 deg
peri 290.2266332719671 8.9335e-05 deg
M 327.307053612639 8.6654e-06 deg
tp 2459121.751728815546
(2020-Sep-29.25172882)
3.2207e-05 TDB
period 1335.169423287952
3.66
6.3316e-06
1.733e-08
d
yr
n .2696287030850915 1.2786e-09 deg/d
Q 2.887489562793188 9.1287e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      768  
   data-arc span      25175 days (68.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-11  
   last obs. used      2020-07-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55712  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 22:22:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .843627 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31293 au 
 T_jup = 3.510 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3   n/a MPO432206  

65363 Ruthanna           Discovered 2002 Aug. 7 by J. Dellinger at the George Observatory, Needville.
Ruthanna Dellinger Powell (1933-2003), beloved aunt of the discoverer, was the youngest child of a large Indiana farm family. The devoted lifelong wife of Tommy Powell and mother of three, she brought peace, love and joy to all around her and faced life with quiet courage through tragedy and illness.
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Reference: 20040107/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-01-07

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Alternate Designations
 2002 PQ11 = 1999 XK246 
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