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12437 Westlane (1996 BN6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012437
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1680811802352369 4.215e-08  
a 3.002461850939507 1.6598e-08 au
q 2.497804519422321 1.2736e-07 au
i 4.025010122288042 3.5875e-06 deg
node 73.38554048762708 6.8337e-05 deg
peri 237.1470667231542 6.9246e-05 deg
M 58.73122634569618 1.0546e-05 deg
tp 2458690.486045905707
(2019-Jul-25.98604591)
5.6058e-05 TDB
period 1900.267207380116
5.20
1.5758e-05
4.314e-08
d
yr
n .1894470412381264 1.571e-09 deg/d
Q 3.507119182456693 1.9388e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1414  
   data-arc span      10431 days (28.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-04-04  
   last obs. used      2020-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52037  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:52:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48625 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.76939 au 
 T_jup = 3.227 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO416847  

12437 Westlane           Discovered 1996 Jan. 18 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Westlane Secondary School is a high school located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and was founded in 1960.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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