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68448 Sidneywolff (2001 SW4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2068448
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2384831265025998 3.5194e-08  
a 2.287670098742084 7.6363e-09 au
q 1.74209938118756 8.21e-08 au
i 9.208213436510533 4.6204e-06 deg
node 89.45849364473847 2.2722e-05 deg
peri 249.4985651278701 2.4632e-05 deg
M 166.0106510001055 1.0416e-05 deg
tp 2458417.696740109540
(2018-Oct-26.19674011)
3.5274e-05 TDB
period 1263.829593442364
3.46
6.3281e-06
1.733e-08
d
yr
n .284848528526261 1.4263e-09 deg/d
Q 2.833240816296607 9.4575e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1038  
   data-arc span      8276 days (22.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-06-09  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53855  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 15:34:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .758171 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59804 au 
 T_jup = 3.546 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO453084  

68448 Sidneywolff           Discovered 2001 Sept. 18 by C. W. Juels and P. R. Holvorcem at Fountain Hills.
Sidney C. Wolff (b. 1941), director of Kitt Peak National Observatory (1984-1987) and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (1987-2001), was president of the American Astronomical Society (1992-1994) and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1985-1986) and a founding editor of the Astronomy Education Review.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

Alternate Designations
 2001 SW4 = 2000 FR22 
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