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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 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1499255528467729 5.1716e-08  
a 2.54915271450523 2.2654e-08 AU
q 2.166969584492181 1.2899e-07 AU
i 12.22858175972648 9.7863e-06 deg
node 340.8423039930661 2.4301e-05 deg
peri 280.2007815923129 4.5005e-05 deg
M 246.5512844240992 4.1232e-05 deg
tp 2457468.978096393020
(2016-Mar-21.47809639)
0.00017345 JED
period 1486.593425455342
4.07
1.9817e-05
5.426e-08
d
yr
n .2421643966908655 3.2282e-09 deg/d
Q 2.931335844518278 2.6051e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1045  
   data-arc span      23683 days (64.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-21  
   last obs. used      2015-01-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48056  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:47:55  

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 13.4 mag n/a MPO267772  
rotation period rot_per 11.4 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); 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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