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12068 Khandrika (1998 FZ53)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012068
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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 .1887356533407124 3.4368e-08  
a 2.296219190409188 6.9617e-09 au
q 1.862840761293828 7.887e-08 au
i 5.028682236119642 3.9798e-06 deg
node 223.5533826322322 4.1897e-05 deg
peri 156.3896592492407 4.3178e-05 deg
M 296.7803767981673 1.2612e-05 deg
tp 2459223.686459291504
4.5095e-05 TDB
period 1270.920661586798
n .2832592237115137 1.2882e-09 deg/d
Q 2.729597619524548 8.2756e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1539  
   data-arc span      16279 days (44.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-10-03  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51465  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:40:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .866894 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73468 au 
 T_jup = 3.566 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO473930  
diameter diameter 3.114 km 0.621 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.289   0.067 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

12068 Khandrika           Discovered 1998 Mar. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Harish Gautam Khandrika (b. 1987) is a finalist in the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his earth and space sciences project. He attends the La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20020724/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1998 FZ53 = 1975 TX1 = 1982 UQ = 1996 VZ14 
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