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19318 Somanah (1996 XB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2019318
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2384253485183899 1.0246e-07  
a 2.349756989354715 2.2497e-08 AU
q 1.789515360234295 2.4923e-07 AU
i 24.37511502152419 1.1144e-05 deg
node 264.0094280273078 2.4441e-05 deg
peri 158.4310874196878 3.5276e-05 deg
M 17.70816394363776 3.2422e-05 deg
tp 2456935.785159475249
(2014-Oct-05.28515948)
0.00011777 JED
period 1315.62722499419
3.60
1.8894e-05
5.173e-08
d
yr
n .2736337415042395 3.9297e-09 deg/d
Q 2.909998618475135 2.7861e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      432  
   data-arc span      10108 days (27.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-11-08  
   last obs. used      2013-07-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49718  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:22:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .816809 AU 
 T_jup = 3.403 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO266057  

19318 Somanah           Discovered 1996 Dec. 2 by F. Manca and M. Cavagna at Sormano.
Radhakhrishna Dinesh Somanah (b. 1960) has been a professor of physics and astrophysics at the University of Mauritius since 1987. As one of the three pioneers of professional astronomy in the republic, he was particularly involved in the construction of the Mauritius Radio Telescope.
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

Alternate Designations
 1996 XB2 = 1985 VE2 
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