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14721 (2000 CW91)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014721
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1741939729607406 3.5384e-08  
a 2.574081616893818 9.5694e-09 au
q 2.125692113321877 9.3089e-08 au
i 13.97191387575822 4.2442e-06 deg
node 159.7581812352118 1.366e-05 deg
peri 203.954912682254 1.7311e-05 deg
M 120.3703239174708 1.1249e-05 deg
tp 2458496.130489956553
4.618e-05 TDB
period 1508.453393712991
n .2386550366755952 1.3308e-09 deg/d
Q 3.02247112046576 1.1236e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2268  
   data-arc span      26166 days (71.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47534  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:03:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1287 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43693 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO502281  
diameter diameter 5.102 km 0.096 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 46.072 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.372   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

14721 (2000 CW91)          Discovered 2000-Feb-06 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20000418/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2000 CW91 = 1948 RL 
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