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78816 Caripito (2003 PZ9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078816
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2190985838737635 4.9913e-08  
a 3.146833779882662 3.6628e-08 au
q 2.457366955024249 1.5966e-07 au
i 5.636200110491854 8.9868e-06 deg
node 277.9559670691049 5.7591e-05 deg
peri 86.7349046052778 6.2206e-05 deg
M 339.016651882907 2.3289e-05 deg
tp 2459119.345137386550
(2020-Sep-26.84513739)
0.00013309 TDB
period 2038.962000745062
5.58
3.5599e-05
9.746e-08
d
yr
n .1765604262700587 3.0826e-09 deg/d
Q 3.836300604741076 4.4653e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      288  
   data-arc span      24089 days (65.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-06  
   last obs. used      2019-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57717  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 02:48:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.46357 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71295 au 
 T_jup = 3.164 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO474679  
diameter diameter 5.328 km 0.129 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.052   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

78816 Caripito           Discovered 2003 Aug. 4 by J. Dellinger at Needville.
Caripito, Bolivar district, Monagas, Venezuela, is a town on the San Juan river near the Gulf of Paria. From the 1930s through the 1960s it served as a camp town for the Quiriquire oil field. The parents of the discoverer, Thomas Baynes Dellinger (b. 1926) and María de la Garza Cantú (b. 1928), met there in 1949.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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