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19140 Jansmit (1989 RJ2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2019140
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .25385494287295 9.0126e-08  
a 2.323351385366132 1.7662e-08 AU
q 1.733557152160223 2.0694e-07 AU
i 21.63112267225535 1.0909e-05 deg
node 250.0148222208429 1.8634e-05 deg
peri 131.7162411834534 2.6278e-05 deg
M 30.32813722307112 2.0142e-05 deg
tp 2456891.528228964063
(2014-Aug-22.02822896)
7.2066e-05 JED
period 1293.512927760515
3.54
1.475e-05
4.038e-08
d
yr
n .2783118686129217 3.1736e-09 deg/d
Q 2.91314561857204 2.2146e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      520  
   data-arc span      21834 days (59.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-19  
   last obs. used      2014-12-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49663  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:41:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .798034 AU 
 T_jup = 3.441 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO266056  

19140 Jansmit           Discovered 1989 Sept. 2 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Jan Smit (b. 1948) has made important contributions to geology and paleontology by establishing the sequence of impact-generated events that occurred 65 million years ago, including ejecta fallout, tsunami propagation, geochemical disturbances and extinction of foraminifera and dinosaurs.
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Reference: 20020526/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1989 RJ2 = 1975 VE9 = 1999 JK122 
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