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8875 Fernie (1992 UP10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008875
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2482412777601725 5.6776e-08  
a 2.301450913548477 5.2121e-09 au
q 1.730135798066887 1.3065e-07 au
i 3.975173516789646 3.7999e-06 deg
node 83.22260254848528 5.6337e-05 deg
peri 288.0394724164428 5.6861e-05 deg
M 342.2301491454915 8.6091e-06 deg
tp 2459063.448050352760
(2020-Aug-01.94805035)
3.0574e-05 TDB
period 1275.266647566946
3.49
4.3321e-06
1.186e-08
d
yr
n .2822939035431031 9.5896e-10 deg/d
Q 2.872766029030067 6.5059e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1502  
   data-arc span      17908 days (49.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-10-21  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49335  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:17:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .735391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59582 au 
 T_jup = 3.546 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO319197  

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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Alternate Designations
 1992 UP10 = 1971 UP2 = 1997 AE11 
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