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20898 Fountainhills (2000 WE147)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020898
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4650824358236284 1.1455e-07  
a 4.22660409120232 7.7498e-08 AU
q 2.260884765203832 4.6197e-07 AU
i 45.52004848392753 1.4984e-05 deg
node 293.2542105354823 1.2828e-05 deg
peri 234.6386347606707 1.7807e-05 deg
M 192.3751278580176 8.8577e-06 deg
tp 2458478.320679061316
(2018-Dec-25.82067906)
0.00010151 JED
period 3173.845490014417
8.69
8.7292e-05
2.39e-07
d
yr
n .1134270717124181 3.1196e-09 deg/d
Q 6.192323417200809 1.1354e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      653  
   data-arc span      22958 days (62.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-07-30  
   last obs. used      2014-06-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .46629  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 14:08:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44928 AU 
 T_jup = 2.349 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1 mag n/a MPO266065  
diameter diameter 37.31 km 1.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
rotation period rot_per 12.84 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Holliday, B. (2001) Minor Planet Bul. 28, 26-28.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0505   0.003 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6

20898 Fountainhills           Discovered 2000 Nov. 30 by C. W. Juels at Fountain Hills.
The town of Fountain Hills, Arizona, incorporated in 1989, is nestled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains east of Scottsdale. It offers beautiful high Sonoran desert and mountain views, and it is home to one of the world's tallest water fountains, which can attain a height of 170 meters.
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Reference: 20010509/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 2000 WE147 = 1975 BE = 1994 NA1 
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