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6544 Stevendick (1986 SD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006544
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .10996367517131 3.7186e-08  
a 2.769245587581577 1.1558e-08 au
q 2.464729165319173 1.0447e-07 au
i 3.386185962175994 4.0365e-06 deg
node 340.9180124637721 5.9402e-05 deg
peri 22.95338886843069 6.1491e-05 deg
M 152.8677634355211 1.6083e-05 deg
tp 2458485.750193789137
(2019-Jan-02.25019379)
7.483e-05 TDB
period 1683.219041432779
4.61
1.0538e-05
2.885e-08
d
yr
n .213875907495416 1.3389e-09 deg/d
Q 3.073762009843982 1.2829e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2551  
   data-arc span      24163 days (66.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-11-23  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45965  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:31:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.46107 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37658 au 
 T_jup = 3.327 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO502216  

6544 Stevendick           Discovered 1986 Sept. 29 by Z. Vavrova at Klet.
Steven J. Dick (b. 1949), president of IAU Commission 41 (1997-2000), wrote the official history of the U.S. Naval Observatory and books on the history of the extraterrestrial life debate. At the USNO (1979-2003) he was astronomer, historian and Nautical Almanac Office chief. He has been chief historian of NASA since 2003.
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Reference: 20090607/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-06-08

Alternate Designations
 1986 SD = 1972 RG4 = 1972 TY10 = 1994 JT8 
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