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23981 Patjohnson (1999 LC4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023981
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07873787599204608 5.514e-08  
a 2.303896601599408 1.5695e-08 AU
q 2.122492676684177 1.2703e-07 AU
i 6.914526296186305 6.0848e-06 deg
node 167.1737091366124 4.5223e-05 deg
peri 247.1343664070175 6.595e-05 deg
M 4.981254221417506 4.3167e-05 deg
tp 2456982.826233656070
(2014-Nov-21.32623366)
0.00015323 JED
period 1277.299973259411
3.50
1.3052e-05
3.573e-08
d
yr
n .2818445216759481 2.8801e-09 deg/d
Q 2.485300526514639 1.6931e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      904  
   data-arc span      7176 days (19.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-04-26  
   last obs. used      2014-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53678  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:59:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14331 AU 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO267796  

23981 Patjohnson           Discovered 1999 June 9 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Patricia Johnson mentored a finalist in the 2007 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition. She teaches at the St. Paul's School, Clearwater, Florida.
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Reference: 20071026/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-10-28

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Alternate Designations
 1999 LC4 = 2000 NC1 
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