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17038 Wake (1999 FO21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017038
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08343539376114217 3.5709e-08  
a 2.620331140500459 1.3041e-08 au
q 2.40170278000822 9.3793e-08 au
i 5.928528599165308 4.1749e-06 deg
node 247.313319698087 4.2731e-05 deg
peri 39.89962726299542 5.0816e-05 deg
M 284.3769188987239 2.8033e-05 deg
tp 2459325.950213713162
0.00012089 TDB
period 1549.28991559908
n .2323645151080681 1.7347e-09 deg/d
Q 2.838959500992697 1.4129e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1592  
   data-arc span      13776 days (37.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-04-20  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5095  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 00:20:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27027 au 
 T_jup = 3.393 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO365457  
diameter diameter 4.110 km 0.279 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 17.658 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.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.316   0.139 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

17038 Wake           Discovered 1999 Mar. 26 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Born in New Zealand, Australian journalist Nancy Wake (b. 1912) joined the French Resistance during World War II, taking part in many risky sabotage raids and helping hundreds of people to escape capture.
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Reference: 20010902/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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