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20205 Sitanchen (1997 EJ34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020205
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .008373711289358491 7.3508e-08  
a 2.719315118144665 3.1272e-08 AU
q 2.696544358440534 2.0271e-07 AU
i 3.0254915335077 8.2992e-06 deg
node 37.76464650464852 0.00013268 deg
peri 309.947618158895 0.00049459 deg
M 144.8540909665786 0.00047208 deg
tp 2456341.453592648652
(2013-Feb-17.95359265)
0.0021519 JED
period 1637.901318929446
4.48
2.8254e-05
7.736e-08
d
yr
n .2197934612051602 3.7915e-09 deg/d
Q 2.742085877848796 3.1534e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      585  
   data-arc span      13305 days (36.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-18  
   last obs. used      2014-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54027  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:38:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68925 AU 
 T_jup = 3.357 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO267783  

20205 Sitanchen           Discovered 1997 Mar. 4 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Sitan Chen (b. 1995) is a finalist in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors, for his mathematics project. He attends the Northview High School, Duluth, Georgia.
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Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1997 EJ34 = 1977 UZ3 = 1999 RR171 
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