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17051 Oflynn (1999 FW46)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017051
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1331053119961878 2.5512e-08  
a 2.298965264821646 7.5923e-09 au
q 1.992960775979163 5.9222e-08 au
i 6.657728334369152 4.7795e-07 deg
node 21.57875749404946 3.3945e-06 deg
peri 297.0810913958688 5.0351e-06 deg
M 9.633643905716463 6.0557e-06 deg
tp 2459362.428980458205
(2021-May-27.92898046)
2.1289e-05 TDB
period 1273.201205596555
3.49
6.3071e-06
1.727e-08
d
yr
n .2827518529024036 1.4007e-09 deg/d
Q 2.60496975366413 8.6029e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2058  
   data-arc span      13744 days (37.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-11-08  
   last obs. used      2021-06-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51343  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 17:47:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .990271 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.68662 au 
 T_jup = 3.572 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.11   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.845 km 0.381 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.173   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17051 Oflynn           Discovered 1999 Mar. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Colin Patrick O'Flynn (b. 1986) was awarded third place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his engineering project. He attends the Westdale Secondary School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

Alternate Designations
 1999 FW46 = 1983 VH3 = 1997 WC48 
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