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15145 Ritageorge (2000 EF117)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015145
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1325320340368243 3.4309e-08  
a 2.202857414624909 7.2092e-09 au
q 1.91090824077157 7.7081e-08 au
i 4.313191578304119 3.8655e-06 deg
node 24.81752346226954 4.3874e-05 deg
peri 211.9959122673404 4.6942e-05 deg
M 278.3093214810984 1.9035e-05 deg
tp 2458871.486721251428
(2020-Jan-22.98672125)
6.3781e-05 TDB
period 1194.202587360584
3.27
5.8623e-06
1.605e-08
d
yr
n .3014563892343166 1.4798e-09 deg/d
Q 2.494806588478248 8.1646e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1597  
   data-arc span      10650 days (29.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-03-25  
   last obs. used      2019-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52211  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:30:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .900935 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50493 au 
 T_jup = 3.648 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO319273  
diameter diameter 2.839 km 0.234 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.264   0.067 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15145 Ritageorge           Discovered 2000 Mar. 10 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Rita M. George for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science competition. Rita is a student at the Manhattan Beach Middle School, Manhattan Beach, California.
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Reference: 20011002/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2000 EF117 = 1990 FO5 = 1994 RN11 = 1998 WG34 
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