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24517 Omattage (2001 BN71)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024517
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .162568945428312 6.4726e-08  
a 2.205873568379177 1.4805e-08 au
q 1.847267028619587 1.452e-07 au
i 6.098006315572674 8.5263e-06 deg
node 335.1088001260385 5.7233e-05 deg
peri 52.26893915816681 6.3806e-05 deg
M .3351502459077412 3.0389e-05 deg
tp 2457599.385945611524
0.00010101 JED
period 1196.656081110943
n .3008383157722191 3.0286e-09 deg/d
Q 2.564480108138768 1.7211e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      417  
   data-arc span      19994 days (54.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-06-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .63354  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:35:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .856944 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90856 au 
 T_jup = 3.636 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO337466  

24517 Omattage           Discovered 2001 Jan. 29 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Natalie Saranga Omattage (b. 1990) was awarded first place in the 2008 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her environmental sciences project. She also received the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award. She attends the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Columbus, Mississippi, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20080917/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-09-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 BN71 = 4205 P-L 
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