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17032 Edlu (1999 FM9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017032
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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 .2346463196762938 4.2708e-08  
a 2.779720654114359 1.4684e-08 au
q 2.127469432898244 1.1705e-07 au
i 2.330217667392682 3.4088e-06 deg
node 90.24180357185257 0.00011433 deg
peri 94.98199849535465 0.00011447 deg
M 201.4729122268261 8.9235e-06 deg
tp 2459745.920167681891
(2022-Jun-15.42016768)
4.5894e-05 TDB
period 1692.778591564409
4.63
1.3413e-05
3.672e-08
d
yr
n .2126680959896238 1.6852e-09 deg/d
Q 3.431971875330473 1.813e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1256  
   data-arc span      16902 days (46.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-25  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54808  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 00:20:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13087 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.52612 au 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO452412  

17032 Edlu           Discovered 1999 Mar. 22 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Edward Tsang Lu (b. 1963) is a physicist specializing in solar physics. As an astronaut, he lived on the International Space Station for six months in 2003. Lu is a cofounder of the B612 Foundation. The name was suggested by C. R. Chapman.
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Reference: 20041126/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-06

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Alternate Designations
 1999 FM9 = 1996 TB54 = 1997 WL32 
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