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20522 Yogeshwar (1999 RK40)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020522
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02668630164030865 6.9181e-08  
a 2.434055055375811 1.9102e-08 AU
q 2.369099127958934 1.7099e-07 AU
i 11.64261271684647 7.8933e-06 deg
node 166.8458300530505 2.7963e-05 deg
peri 54.28834414292722 0.00013717 deg
M 82.2637479310049 0.00013093 deg
tp 2456483.543243489160
(2013-Jul-10.04324349)
0.00050567 JED
period 1387.056087446959
3.80
1.6328e-05
4.47e-08
d
yr
n .2595424967007807 3.0552e-09 deg/d
Q 2.499010982792689 1.9611e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      687  
   data-arc span      21284 days (58.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-03-16  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56266  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:44:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38206 AU 
 T_jup = 3.477 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO263530  

20522 Yogeshwar           Discovered 1999 Sept. 13 by A. Knöfel at Drebach.
Ranga Yogeshwar (b. 1959), a physicist and scientific journalist, works as editor and presenter of excellent German public science television programs. His work is a most valuable contribution to the scientific education of the television audience.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RK40 = 1998 HM122 
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