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8761 Crane (1163 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008761
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09062827494432159 3.1452e-08  
a 2.242063671424822 6.1009e-09 au
q 2.038869308568259 6.9632e-08 au
i 3.160879554836607 3.515e-06 deg
node 250.2671997758377 6.9606e-05 deg
peri 5.148818807206546 7.3215e-05 deg
M 173.1658920429036 2.2768e-05 deg
tp 2458410.665470188678
(2018-Oct-19.16547019)
7.7502e-05 TDB
period 1226.225489483035
3.36
5.005e-06
1.37e-08
d
yr
n .2935838498609032 1.1983e-09 deg/d
Q 2.445258034281387 6.6538e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2351  
   data-arc span      18119 days (49.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46188  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:18:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02403 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58075 au 
 T_jup = 3.626 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO384834  

8761 Crane           Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for the bird Grus grus; Crane is its English name. It belongs to the family of the Gruidae and is an endangered species in Europe.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
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Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1925-Dec-07 12:27 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0375635885824868 0.0375618796458798 0.037565298858296 3.44894221835277 3.44894217397964 2424492.019087820 0.932850808412546 382.160691026742 26.9422610477933 -77.764239735793 203716.300263532 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:18:42 2020-Nov-13 03:18
2076-Dec-30 09:59 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0481947837738791 0.04819419899355 0.0481953686574014 3.51868502171287 3.51868498781342 2479667.916124581 0.647454378000675 328.07415128912 27.407496418889 -88.2684195101573 262765.641046628 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:18:42 2020-Nov-13 03:18
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