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17920 Zarnecki (1999 GE9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017920
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0931895232641408 5.9093e-08  
a 2.361137697289684 1.5288e-08 AU
q 2.141104400918267 1.356e-07 AU
i 6.394520923212781 7.4289e-06 deg
node 184.7383311857266 5.5856e-05 deg
peri 59.85919536030236 7.0055e-05 deg
M 86.04099573504782 4.1234e-05 deg
tp 2456683.774284084850
(2014-Jan-26.27428408)
0.00015199 JED
period 1325.196864068934
3.63
1.2871e-05
3.524e-08
d
yr
n .2716577512073508 2.6384e-09 deg/d
Q 2.581170993661101 1.6712e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      692  
   data-arc span      19746 days (54.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-10-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55496  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:30:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13854 AU 
 T_jup = 3.537 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO302175  

17920 Zarnecki           Discovered 1999 Apr. 10 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
John C. Zarnecki (b. 1949), of the Open University, Milton Keynes, has developed spacecraft instrumentation to study the surfaces and atmospheres of planets, satellites and small bodies. He is a PI for the Huygens probe/lander on the Cassini mission to Saturn and Saturn VI (Titan).
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 1999 GE9 = 1977 ED8 = 6249 P-L 
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