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8875 Fernie (1992 UP10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008875
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2482537397796344 5.3778e-08  
a 2.301534887741662 4.333e-09 au
q 1.730170244626493 1.2339e-07 au
i 3.975121050882337 3.685e-06 deg
node 83.22273354656129 4.47e-05 deg
peri 288.0629734748961 4.534e-05 deg
M 38.6730079563261 8.3561e-06 deg
tp 2459063.496954194337
(2020-Aug-01.99695419)
2.9498e-05 TDB
period 1275.3364451438
3.49
3.6016e-06
9.861e-09
d
yr
n .2822784539489956 7.9715e-10 deg/d
Q 2.87289953085683 5.4087e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1750  
   data-arc span      18035 days (49.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-10-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47243  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 20:57:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .733972 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59679 au 
 T_jup = 3.546 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.09   n/a MPCxxxxx  

8875 Fernie           Discovered 1992 Oct. 22 by E. Bowell at Palomar.
J. Donald Fernie (b. 1933), professor emeritus of astronomy at the University of Toronto and former director of the David Dunlap Observatory, is known for his work on variable stars, galactic structure, photoelectric photometry, and the history of astronomy of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
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
1955-Jun-09 18:33 < 00:01 Hebe 0.0369601077487612 0.0369583114760884 0.0369619042753832 3.72834886958751 3.72834882447388 2435268.272680962 0.813652619542206 181.270837620277 22.2912957254459 -61.189496521983 217673.168194578 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 20:57:17 2021-Apr-12 20:57
2025-Jan-14 19:30 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0375976089294275 0.0375964778497321 0.0375987400189658 3.97020293479402 3.97020289628166 2460690.312215856 0.566903060826448 75.3591206180618 44.8277818699226 55.6442482198432 111757.741734622 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 20:57:17 2021-Apr-12 20:57

Alternate Designations
 1992 UP10 = 1971 UP2 = 1997 AE11 
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