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17060 Mikecombi (1999 GX7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1501547044222507 3.6187e-08  
a 2.546997948056975 1.1674e-08 au
q 2.164554224002401 9.1958e-08 au
i 12.23223192764871 5.6026e-06 deg
node 340.8162994922792 1.721e-05 deg
peri 280.6877575857998 2.5892e-05 deg
M 273.8160169366815 2.1099e-05 deg
tp 2458955.939247031538
(2020-Apr-16.43924703)
8.7929e-05 TDB
period 1484.708925988533
4.06
1.0208e-05
2.795e-08
d
yr
n .2424717691788029 1.6671e-09 deg/d
Q 2.929441672111549 1.3427e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1851  
   data-arc span      25252 days (69.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-21  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48144  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:28:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29556 au 
 T_jup = 3.395 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO473994  
diameter diameter 5.164 km 0.382 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.4 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2012) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.240   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17060 Mikecombi           Discovered 1999 Apr. 9 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Michael R. Combi (b. 1962), of the University of Michigan, is a planetary astronomer who specializes in the detailed modeling of cometary comae. His model for the distribution of water molecules and associated byproducts has been invaluable in understanding a wide variety of coma observations.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21
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