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108097 Satcher (2001 FO184)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2108097
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .157283151212945 5.0096e-08  
a 2.770891943305894 1.7796e-08 au
q 2.335077326792182 1.4718e-07 au
i 5.44996277510828 4.2084e-06 deg
node 155.8645726967487 4.7904e-05 deg
peri 157.6853395663881 5.0235e-05 deg
M 21.14262000212666 1.4801e-05 deg
tp 2459297.557218493990
(2021-Mar-24.05721849)
6.9002e-05 TDB
period 1684.720310849877
4.61
1.6231e-05
4.444e-08
d
yr
n .2136853207511898 2.0586e-09 deg/d
Q 3.206706559819606 2.0596e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      484  
   data-arc span      15306 days (41.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2021-05-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5686  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 11:00:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32175 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08635 au 
 T_jup = 3.313 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.92   n/a E2021B55  

108097 Satcher           Discovered 2001 Mar. 26 by M. W. Buie at Kitt Peak.
Robert Lee Satcher Jr (b. 1965) is an orthopedic surgeon, chemical engineer and retired NASA Astronaut. He was the first orthopedic surgeon in space and participated in two EVAs as part of a space shuttle flight to the International Space Station in 2009.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2021-01-27Last Updated: 2021-02-23

Alternate Designations
 2001 FO184 = 1979 MU1 = 1998 SY18 
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