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17066 Ginagallant (1999 GG18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0733680989706514 3.6784e-08  
a 2.594179626269436 8.6792e-09 au
q 2.403849598701653 9.302e-08 au
i 5.723352179807089 3.8199e-06 deg
node 165.5538208820568 3.5156e-05 deg
peri 4.527834355514298 4.2873e-05 deg
M 133.702889020144 2.4245e-05 deg
tp 2458829.690939424028
(2019-Dec-12.19093942)
0.00010253 TDB
period 1526.154470578472
4.18
7.6589e-06
2.097e-08
d
yr
n .2358870002612161 1.1838e-09 deg/d
Q 2.78450965383722 9.3159e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1947  
   data-arc span      15806 days (43.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-03-15  
   last obs. used      2021-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48296  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 04:19:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41061 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17719 au 
 T_jup = 3.407 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.25   n/a E2021B10  

17066 Ginagallant           Discovered 1999 Apr. 15 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Gina May Gallant (b. 1987) was awarded third place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her engineering project. She attends the Kelly Road Secondary School, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

Alternate Designations
 1999 GG18 = 1978 EZ8 = 1996 NO3 
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