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26586 Harshaw (2000 EF116)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026586
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1013955316528607 6.2613e-08  
a 2.776614767825025 3.3391e-08 au
q 2.495078437246222 1.866e-07 au
i 10.38956554917294 6.5972e-06 deg
node 72.18497134551565 3.586e-05 deg
peri 187.7041515453598 4.9836e-05 deg
M 95.50779808579895 3.8641e-05 deg
tp 2457152.159261869772
0.00017823 JED
period 1689.942276565594
n .2130250275362153 3.8426e-09 deg/d
Q 3.058151098403828 3.6776e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      912  
   data-arc span      7557 days (20.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-10-10  
   last obs. used      2014-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50283  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 15:23:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48016 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98813 au 
 T_jup = 3.304 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO279792  

26586 Harshaw           Discovered 2000 Mar. 10 by R. Hill at the Catalina Sky Survey.
Richard Harshaw (b. 1951) is an Arizona amateur astronomer who makes measurements of double stars. He has served in numerous official positions with astronomy clubs.
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Reference: 20100130/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 2000 EF116 = 1993 UT5 = 1998 WF33 
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