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20522 Yogeshwar (1999 RK40)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020522
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02678041474095228 6.0211e-08  
a 2.433802170415519 1.6583e-08 AU
q 2.368623938894362 1.44e-07 AU
i 11.64354292552724 7.6056e-06 deg
node 166.844515691089 2.3827e-05 deg
peri 54.12601233692212 0.00013192 deg
M 134.3326689840465 0.0001274 deg
tp 2456483.005806969374
(2013-Jul-09.50580697)
0.00049218 JED
period 1386.839931790161
3.80
1.4174e-05
3.881e-08
d
yr
n .2595829495155253 2.6531e-09 deg/d
Q 2.498980401936676 1.7028e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      777  
   data-arc span      21438 days (58.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-03-16  
   last obs. used      2014-11-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55614  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:46:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38249 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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