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129176 Gerardcarter (2005 LM2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129176
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1427568068379253 6.8628e-08  
a 3.201098059734524 3.4671e-08 au
q 2.744119522351745 2.0877e-07 au
i 13.22558195381899 6.793e-06 deg
node 200.2729554695808 2.228e-05 deg
peri 140.5845547147436 3.1085e-05 deg
M 145.4699956196488 2.586e-05 deg
tp 2458155.186472346359
(2018-Feb-05.68647235)
0.00014254 TDB
period 2091.928776508512
5.73
3.3987e-05
9.305e-08
d
yr
n .1720899889339684 2.7959e-09 deg/d
Q 3.658076597117302 3.9621e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      436  
   data-arc span      8844 days (24.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53826  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 07:03:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75202 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8864 au 
 T_jup = 3.137 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO439818  
diameter diameter 6.588 km 0.560 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

129176 Gerardcarter           Discovered 2005 June 2 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Gerard Carter (b. 1958) is the Lockheed Martin Quality Engineering Lead for the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission. Prior to serving in this role, he was the QE Lead for the MAVEN Mars Orbiter Mission and several other deep space missions.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-08-18Last Updated: 2016-08-22

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Alternate Designations
 2005 LM2 = 1995 VX11 
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