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15118 Elizabethsears (2000 DP82)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09735474868740487 4.9578e-08  
a 2.381272546283276 1.1535e-08 au
q 2.14944435598365 1.1892e-07 au
i 3.352384210404806 4.4538e-06 deg
node 77.38387298941028 8.9891e-05 deg
peri 343.5008192018591 9.3381e-05 deg
M 261.1052565776258 2.7296e-05 deg
tp 2459369.208196030594
(2021-Jun-03.70819603)
0.00010292 TDB
period 1342.184083577728
3.67
9.7521e-06
2.67e-08
d
yr
n .268219541868194 1.9488e-09 deg/d
Q 2.613100736582901 1.2658e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1101  
   data-arc span      9650 days (26.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-03-17  
   last obs. used      2019-08-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51285  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:19:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16245 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63638 au 
 T_jup = 3.529 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO337387  
rotation period rot_per 13.756 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

15118 Elizabethsears           Discovered 2000 Feb. 28 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Elizabeth R. Sears for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science competition. Elizabeth is a student at the All Saints Episcopal School, Lubbock, Texas.
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Reference: 20011002/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2000 DP82 = 1993 FO54 = 1997 JS11 = 1998 RB26 
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