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9398 Bidelman (1994 SH3)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009398
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1423282398313765 3.714e-08  
a 3.342185110115649 1.9395e-08 au
q 2.866497786202253 1.2444e-07 au
i 1.26837998439318 4.409e-06 deg
node 205.9702185037877 0.00018369 deg
peri 127.2222118381458 0.00018443 deg
M 28.20960953270895 1.4962e-05 deg
tp 2458425.620561167227
(2018-Nov-03.12056117)
9.2869e-05 TDB
period 2231.742977753738
6.11
1.9426e-05
5.319e-08
d
yr
n .1613088978383801 1.4041e-09 deg/d
Q 3.817872434029045 2.2155e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1363  
   data-arc span      10081 days (27.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-04-28  
   last obs. used      2019-12-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54992  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:51:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8556 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.54927 au 
 T_jup = 3.143 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO337337  

9398 Bidelman           Discovered 1994 Sept. 28 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
William P. Bidelman (b. 1918) was director of the Warner and Swasey Observatory during 1970--1975 and professor of astronomy at Case Western Reserve University (formerly Case Institute of Techology) during 1970--1986. He is a leader in stellar classification and the identification of chemically peculiar stars.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1994 SH3 = 1997 AC20 
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