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20259 Alanhoffman (1998 FV10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1021106261295814 6.6363e-08  
a 2.313161057428334 1.2504e-08 AU
q 2.076962733515762 1.5303e-07 AU
i 1.431511332285897 4.8148e-06 deg
node 277.0215185932203 0.00025538 deg
peri 42.29719040779857 0.00025642 deg
M 146.9459745133148 2.6359e-05 deg
tp 2456475.979546723224
(2013-Jul-02.47954672)
9.3249e-05 JED
period 1285.01215365059
3.52
1.042e-05
2.853e-08
d
yr
n .2801529923100542 2.2717e-09 deg/d
Q 2.549359381340906 1.3781e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      987  
   data-arc span      21412 days (58.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2014-12-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57092  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:45:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06492 AU 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a PDS3 (MPO 7777)  

20259 Alanhoffman           Discovered 1998 Mar. 24 by the OCA-DLR Asteroid Survey at Caussols.
Alan Hoffman is a pioneer in infrared detectors. He has shared his IR expertise via his annual course, which has trained a generation of scientists and engineers.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

Alternate Designations
 1998 FV10 = 1999 RW19 
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