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145545 Wensayling (2006 KA39)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2145545
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .165289378053306 4.4477e-08  
a 3.294645446766697 3.468e-08 au
q 2.750075549964473 1.4592e-07 au
i 15.42958323519751 5.759e-06 deg
node 77.99071284349378 1.8009e-05 deg
peri 122.9245749173406 2.4306e-05 deg
M 158.4027865796592 1.7211e-05 deg
tp 2458039.392932848538
0.00010094 TDB
period 2184.295817299445
n .1648128413508964 2.6022e-09 deg/d
Q 3.839215343568922 4.0412e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      351  
   data-arc span      7557 days (20.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-02-19  
   last obs. used      2019-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60131  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 16:58:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.78059 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.33612 au 
 T_jup = 3.092 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO493828  
diameter diameter 5.837 km 1.415 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.062   0.022 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

145545 Wensayling           Discovered 2006 May 22 by Q.-z. Ye and T.-C. Yang at Lulin Observatory.
Sayling Wen (1948-2003), a tireless educator and promoter for social work, was instrumental in in establishing computer networks for "e-learning" at schools in many villages in Taiwan, China and Asia. His humanitarian spirit has also helped shape university education in Asia.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 2006 KA39 = 2003 YR123 
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