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11698 Fichtelman (1998 FZ102)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011698
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1226093953055063 3.5827e-08  
a 2.337317357231909 8.4594e-09 au
q 2.050740289424641 8.3338e-08 au
i 6.616894183296409 4.2488e-06 deg
node 329.6340046115633 2.7472e-05 deg
peri 194.6454375860316 3.064e-05 deg
M 92.5877281379276 1.3892e-05 deg
tp 2458664.819680257733
(2019-Jun-30.31968026)
4.997e-05 TDB
period 1305.193652955754
3.57
7.0858e-06
1.94e-08
d
yr
n .2758211390200532 1.4974e-09 deg/d
Q 2.623894425039178 9.4966e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1647  
   data-arc span      10100 days (27.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48927  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:35:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05942 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36058 au 
 T_jup = 3.548 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456683.5 (2014-Jan-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .122882875649775 3.5792e-08  
q 2.049377459969541 8.3329e-08 au
tp 2456055.687542151426
(2012-May-08.18754215)
4.8983e-05 TDB
node 329.6707500865813 2.7469e-05 deg
peri 194.5449244034749 3.063e-05 deg
i 6.61850289496187 4.2491e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1647  
   data-arc span      10100 days (27.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48927  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:35:39  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36058 au 
 T_jup = 3.548 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.281102241052882E-15 -2.970569992301323E-15 -2.160277751591647E-13 -1.313074942507558E-16 -5.015762815468454E-14 -7.487985581316037E-16
q -2.970569992301323E-15 6.943736089273751E-15 4.733595916795731E-13 2.121979107229011E-16 1.146505677512753E-13 1.923900681398954E-15
tp -2.160277751591647E-13 4.733595916795731E-13 2.39932708127415E-9 2.920599912806458E-12 6.692521298306199E-10 4.396962494902755E-14
node -1.313074942507558E-16 2.121979107229011E-16 2.920599912806458E-12 7.545232777090917E-10 -7.483751862524639E-10 1.947410029422285E-12
peri -5.015762815468454E-14 1.146505677512753E-13 6.692521298306199E-10 -7.483751862524639E-10 9.381938063708769E-10 -1.902982937318888E-12
i -7.487985581316037E-16 1.923900681398954E-15 4.396962494902755E-14 1.947410029422285E-12 -1.902982937318888E-12 1.805522335765568E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO431635  
diameter diameter 3.515 km 0.652 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.207   0.127 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11698 Fichtelman           Discovered 1998 Mar. 31 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Jon Roger Fichtelman (b. 1986) is a finalist in the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his physics project. He attends the Freshman Learning Center Vero Beach High School, Vero Beach, Florida, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20020724/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1998 FZ102 = 1994 AM15 
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