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117032 Davidlane (2004 JN20)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2117032
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1399566860034694 5.3255e-08  
a 2.715729806993701 2.6678e-08 au
q 2.335645263126021 1.4197e-07 au
i 11.56694444131936 6.8035e-06 deg
node 200.9442518993687 2.9464e-05 deg
peri 128.779951321103 3.9931e-05 deg
M 194.8147651960709 2.9761e-05 deg
tp 2458350.561699512081
0.00014124 JED
period 1634.663123159034
n .2202288623874315 3.2451e-09 deg/d
Q 3.095814350861381 3.0411e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      459  
   data-arc span      5723 days (15.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-08-03  
   last obs. used      2016-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52287  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 16:16:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34506 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36802 au 
 T_jup = 3.318 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO320344  

117032 Davidlane           Discovered 2004 May 14 by T. Glinos, D. Levy and W. Levy at Jarnac.
David Lane (b. 1963) is the author of The Earth Centered Universe, a brilliantly easy-to-use planetarium and telescope-control program. With Paul Gray, Lane has discovered three supernovae---SN1995F, 2005B and 2005ea. He is scheduled to assume the presidency of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in June 2008.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22
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