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90388 Philchristensen (2003 WY152)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2090388
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1702643310044599 4.2272e-08  
a 2.59634839210801 1.4818e-08 au
q 2.154282870071235 1.0787e-07 au
i 15.73803540806381 4.4897e-06 deg
node 51.24110749553728 1.2428e-05 deg
peri 293.8187149596565 1.7459e-05 deg
M 171.6874502983958 1.198e-05 deg
tp 2458667.749393537166
(2019-Jul-03.24939354)
5.0193e-05 TDB
period 1528.068696172323
4.18
1.3081e-05
3.581e-08
d
yr
n .2355915024643644 2.0168e-09 deg/d
Q 3.038413914144786 1.7341e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1147  
   data-arc span      8784 days (24.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-05-26  
   last obs. used      2021-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50022  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 08:55:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20151 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56022 au 
 T_jup = 3.344 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.86   n/a MPCxxxxx  

90388 Philchristensen           Discovered 2003 Nov. 24 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Philip Christensen (b. 1953) is the Instrument Scientist for the OSIRIS-REx Thermal Emission Spectrometer. He is an expert on the geology of planetary surfaces. He was also the Principal Investigator for the infrared spectrometers and imagers on the Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey and Mars Exploration Rovers.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13
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