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72802 Wetton (2001 FT192)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072802
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08798232160657025 7.2826e-08  
a 2.925322218030133 1.9548e-08 au
q 2.66794557784056 2.1457e-07 au
i 5.079901194475576 1.0217e-05 deg
node 184.2584863546758 4.7182e-05 deg
peri 130.7143046624125 6.9156e-05 deg
M 206.3652210910796 5.2901e-05 deg
tp 2459980.412768210843
(2023-Feb-04.91276821)
0.0002703 TDB
period 1827.506756932634
5.00
1.8318e-05
5.015e-08
d
yr
n .1969896957340062 1.9746e-09 deg/d
Q 3.182698858219705 2.1268e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      710  
   data-arc span      8226 days (22.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-13  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52509  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 07:16:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65601 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06047 au 
 T_jup = 3.267 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.04   n/a E2021B10  

72802 Wetton           Discovered 2001 Mar. 26 by M. W. Buie at Kitt Peak.
John Kenneth Wetton (1949-2017) was a progressive rock musician who worked with many groups during his long career, including Phil Manzanera, King Crimson, Roxy Music, U.K. and Asia. His beautiful voice complemented his equally impressive technical mastery of the bass guitar.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2019-05-18Last Updated: 2019-05-29

Alternate Designations
 2001 FT192 = 1998 SV98 
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