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20060 Johannforster (1993 PV5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1198723974665731 6.0595e-08  
a 3.067759340612622 2.71e-08 au
q 2.700019673602914 1.8794e-07 au
i 9.709230480620763 5.9439e-06 deg
node 317.4972647340261 3.7972e-05 deg
peri 45.35061385553968 4.5972e-05 deg
M 75.45739473886618 2.4841e-05 deg
tp 2457189.132797467210
(2015-Jun-15.63279747)
0.0001356 JED
period 1962.593506233605
5.37
2.6006e-05
7.12e-08
d
yr
n .1834307506147173 2.4306e-09 deg/d
Q 3.435499007622331 3.0349e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      988  
   data-arc span      10026 days (27.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-16  
   last obs. used      2016-02-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51679  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 16:37:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70567 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02533 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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