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20060 Johannforster (1993 PV5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1199763308579846 6.1386e-08  
a 3.068310860707141 2.7667e-08 au
q 2.700186181707794 1.9121e-07 au
i 9.708978282758501 6.1777e-06 deg
node 317.5008001352138 3.8069e-05 deg
peri 45.41223440446001 4.61e-05 deg
M 38.70714194225589 2.5097e-05 deg
tp 2457189.425355182774
(2015-Jun-15.92535518)
0.00013689 JED
period 1963.122780998919
5.37
2.6553e-05
7.27e-08
d
yr
n .1833812961086504 2.4804e-09 deg/d
Q 3.436435539706489 3.0987e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      960  
   data-arc span      9954 days (27.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-16  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5135  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:44:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70503 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02414 au 
 T_jup = 3.199 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO358822  

20060 Johannforster           Discovered 1993 Aug. 15 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
German naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) and his son Georg accompanied James Cook on the second Pacific Voyage. In Observations made during a Voyage around the World (1778), he described his investigations. In 1779 he became professor of natural history and mineralogy at the University of Halle.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

Alternate Designations
 1993 PV5 = 1988 SG4 = 1998 MB46 
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