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18101 Coustenis (2000 LF32)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018101
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1917890743270658 6.4438e-08  
a 2.283725077877764 1.3519e-08 AU
q 1.845731559174081 1.4396e-07 AU
i 5.096998953086445 6.9012e-06 deg
node 170.6682434200619 5.9802e-05 deg
peri 163.8061790417122 6.2043e-05 deg
M 39.96734716570066 1.46e-05 deg
tp 2456860.551908445959
(2014-Jul-22.05190845)
5.0872e-05 JED
period 1260.561846914153
3.45
1.1194e-05
3.065e-08
d
yr
n .2855869395708568 2.536e-09 deg/d
Q 2.721718596581447 1.6112e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      592  
   data-arc span      8722 days (23.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-16  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54019  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 14:09:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .83718 AU 
 T_jup = 3.574 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO266051  

18101 Coustenis           Discovered 2000 June 5 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Athena Coustenis (b. 1961), of the Laboratoire d´Etudes Spatiales et d´Instrumentation en Astrophysique at Paris Observatory, has studied Saturn VI (Titan) telescopically by analyzing Voyager spacecraft data. She is co-investigator of three Cassini/Huygens mission instruments.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 2000 LF32 = 1990 UX5 = 1996 JN14 = 1999 EE4 
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