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101104 (1998 RC42)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2101104
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1270468731892485 4.994e-08  
a 2.697144914697753 1.4166e-08 au
q 2.354481086747121 1.3938e-07 au
i 3.448055683720745 3.941e-06 deg
node 242.3240329685825 7.8276e-05 deg
peri 133.4023643595221 8.0355e-05 deg
M 351.1427261822177 1.5643e-05 deg
tp 2459240.306355645992
(2021-Jan-25.80635565)
7.0306e-05 TDB
period 1617.911823363418
4.43
1.2746e-05
3.49e-08
d
yr
n .2225090359075374 1.753e-09 deg/d
Q 3.039808742648385 1.5965e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      560  
   data-arc span      8156 days (22.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-14  
   last obs. used      2021-01-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51355  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 08:27:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35605 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43462 au 
 T_jup = 3.355 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.11   n/a E2021B55  
diameter diameter 4.416 km 1.107 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.80 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Chen, W.-P.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supp. Ser. 241, A6.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.043   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

101104 (1998 RC42)          Discovered 1998-Sep-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20051019/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2110-Jul-21 20:34 < 00:01 David 0.0450555840939338 0.0450244170564086 0.0450867561057218 6.57980988630087 6.57980983534185 2491923.357171857 0.817764607379654 1723.84895145678 46.7626046219041 -25.6743540559442 62524.0076713417 T 15 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 08:27:09 2021-Feb-24 08:27

Alternate Designations
 1998 RC42 = 2003 YA55 
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