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17060 Mikecombi (1999 GX7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1499255353206114 4.8492e-08  
a 2.549152703131311 1.9045e-08 AU
q 2.166969619500365 1.2397e-07 AU
i 12.22858093447147 9.5677e-06 deg
node 340.8423129167245 2.1226e-05 deg
peri 280.2007719364115 4.3295e-05 deg
M 246.5512902410089 4.0367e-05 deg
tp 2457468.978069237107
(2016-Mar-21.47806924)
0.0001693 JED
period 1486.593415505923
4.07
1.666e-05
4.561e-08
d
yr
n .2421643983116147 2.7139e-09 deg/d
Q 2.931335786762256 2.19e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1235  
   data-arc span      23825 days (65.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-21  
   last obs. used      2015-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48688  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:19:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19325 AU 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO337403  
rotation period rot_per 11.4 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2012) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]

17060 Mikecombi           Discovered 1999 Apr. 9 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Michael R. Combi (b. 1962), of the University of Michigan, is a planetary astronomer who specializes in the detailed modeling of cometary comae. His model for the distribution of water molecules and associated byproducts has been invaluable in understanding a wide variety of coma observations.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21
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