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118418 Yangmei (1999 TP18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2118418
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1046649470477253 3.71e-08  
a 3.171769973259587 2.2485e-08 au
q 2.839796836960807 1.275e-07 au
i 8.906543704639265 5.1146e-06 deg
node 208.7750392945882 2.1716e-05 deg
peri 126.4704967747835 3.1896e-05 deg
M 347.0045909034193 2.2932e-05 deg
tp 2459470.979783723665
(2021-Sep-13.47978372)
0.00013147 TDB
period 2063.245715563826
5.65
2.194e-05
6.007e-08
d
yr
n .1744823688639636 1.8554e-09 deg/d
Q 3.503743109558367 2.4839e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      883  
   data-arc span      10152 days (27.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-09-16  
   last obs. used      2021-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50873  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 00:42:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84168 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.925 au 
 T_jup = 3.175 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.75   n/a E2021B55  
diameter diameter 5.488 km 0.187 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 16.44 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 0.085   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

118418 Yangmei           Discovered 1999 Oct. 14 by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong.
Yangmei (the Central Academy of Fine Arts, CAFA) is China's top institution of higher art education and a world-renowned art school. Since its establishment in 1918, CAFA has played a leading role in the development of Chinese art, as well as art education.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-09-17

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Alternate Designations
 1999 TP18 = 2004 RS42 
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