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26007 Lindazhou (2001 FQ120)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026007
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .14802628475601 6.8281e-08  
a 2.522968869126082 2.262e-08 AU
q 2.149503160874276 1.768e-07 AU
i 5.4918969929396 6.8001e-06 deg
node 76.39902004240092 7.4804e-05 deg
peri 288.4976992299569 8.0079e-05 deg
M 337.9563571772646 3.1344e-05 deg
tp 2457090.128706586793
0.00012765 JED
period 1463.747831096528
n .2459440023424768 3.3075e-09 deg/d
Q 2.896434577377888 2.5968e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      432  
   data-arc span      7875 days (21.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-03-17  
   last obs. used      2014-10-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53719  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:48:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15557 AU 
 T_jup = 3.433 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO302220  

26007 Lindazhou           Discovered 2001 Mar. 26 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Linda Zhou (b. 1992) is a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors, for her biochemistry project. She attends the Academy for Medical Science Technology, Hackensack, New Jersey.
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Reference: 20100228/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-10-29

Alternate Designations
 2001 FQ120 = 1993 FG19 = 2000 AF18 
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