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20212 Ekbaltouma (1997 GR8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020212
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06953123253973775 1.2291e-07  
a 3.037345181434068 4.0213e-08 AU
q 2.826154827320324 3.8296e-07 AU
i 8.290317940748418 1.4172e-05 deg
node 18.34179696139642 3.9768e-05 deg
peri 36.0850750734236 8.814e-05 deg
M 218.8263343056207 7.757e-05 deg
tp 2457558.712331488798
(2016-Jun-19.21233149)
0.00042147 JED
period 1933.479859670704
5.29
3.8397e-05
1.051e-07
d
yr
n .1861927850964595 3.6976e-09 deg/d
Q 3.248535535547812 4.3009e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      451  
   data-arc span      6807 days (18.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-09-28  
   last obs. used      2013-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .66103  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:38:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84009 AU 
 T_jup = 3.222 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO263528  

20212 Ekbaltouma           Discovered 1997 Apr. 3 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Ekbal Touma mentored a finalist in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors. She teaches at the John Cooper School, The Woodlands, Texas.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

Alternate Designations
 1997 GR8 = 1999 RR255 
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