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120481 Johannwalter (1992 SP17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120481
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1980081090678339 5.3708e-08  
a 2.401496365083158 1.2637e-08 au
q 1.925980610899765 1.3029e-07 au
i 2.123662061563215 7.3276e-06 deg
node 337.3325521694683 0.00013119 deg
peri 325.2933983199665 0.00013212 deg
M 93.28354028817752 1.5158e-05 deg
tp 2458248.272024511042
(2018-May-09.77202451)
5.6909e-05 TDB
period 1359.318812132343
3.72
1.073e-05
2.938e-08
d
yr
n .2648385329378864 2.0905e-09 deg/d
Q 2.877012119266551 1.514e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      344  
   data-arc span      9491 days (25.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-24  
   last obs. used      2018-09-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57398  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-04 04:42:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .910345 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.35671 au 
 T_jup = 3.498 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8   n/a MPO453675  
diameter diameter 1.669 km 0.133 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.132   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

120481 Johannwalter           Discovered 1992 Sept. 24 by F. Börngen and L.D.Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Johann Walter (1496-1570), born not far from Jena, was cantor in the town of Torgau and director of the Saxon court orchestra. He published several collections of hymnbooks and composed the melody of the international ecumenical song Each morning with its newborn light. The name was suggested by the first discoverer.
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

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Alternate Designations
 1992 SP17 = 2002 CQ229 
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