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9377 Metz (1993 PJ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009377
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04232744450462731 3.182e-08  
a 3.012965326765856 1.3632e-08 au
q 2.885434204102808 9.2965e-08 au
i 2.180950979989544 3.5042e-06 deg
node 332.5210878240302 7.8892e-05 deg
peri 328.2469832611524 8.8719e-05 deg
M 115.04333151622 3.9874e-05 deg
tp 2458590.052138421273
(2019-Apr-16.55213842)
0.00021228 TDB
period 1910.247445653619
5.23
1.2964e-05
3.549e-08
d
yr
n .1884572602461043 1.279e-09 deg/d
Q 3.140496449428904 1.4209e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2313  
   data-arc span      10902 days (29.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-03-14  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47824  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:48:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86818 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96089 au 
 T_jup = 3.246 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.36   n/a E2021B10  

9377 Metz           Discovered 1993 Aug. 15 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Named for the French city in the Lorraine region of France, at the confluence of the Moselle and Seille rivers. It derives its name from the Gallic tribe Mediomatrici. In 843 it became the capital of Lorraine. The Metz cathedral has remarkable stained glass windows from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
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
1905-Nov-09 12:07 00:02 Jupiter 1.9793842941886 1.97938392100935 1.97938466736807 3.41351322751811 3.28576142166357 2417159.004554742 2.27727548216942 60.174635356789 12.5864515891454 80.5022133993628 5415450.48749534 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:48:27 2021-Feb-24 01:48
1952-Aug-23 01:33 00:01 Jupiter 1.97205445982943 1.97205417791455 1.97205474174431 3.52795783433129 3.40403598680478 2434247.564806474 1.31771512744134 52.8207574428349 11.0691584776799 88.0308819327807 5366265.05593482 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:48:27 2021-Feb-24 01:48
2083-Oct-14 20:24 00:01 Jupiter 1.98137139994242 1.98137113115402 1.98137166873082 3.43721134383248 3.31050384521523 2482147.350226881 1.41206033418062 43.0239614012107 9.31103981226277 -85.2641240067121 5305169.85154297 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:48:27 2021-Feb-24 01:48
2130-Jul-29 15:41 00:02 Jupiter 1.97891929190339 1.97891894801192 1.97891963579541 3.56996210788074 3.44798258592383 2499236.153165116 2.3615129155691 85.2269952665236 10.0920983368378 -85.0240078677029 5183132.54656008 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:48:27 2021-Feb-24 01:48

Alternate Designations
 1993 PJ7 = 1991 EL5 
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