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17240 Gletorrence (2000 EK95)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017240
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08475302575924799 3.1335e-08  
a 2.285380433935849 6.9722e-09 au
q 2.091687527148802 7.2409e-08 au
i 2.299310491284533 3.0775e-06 deg
node 233.0987307442936 8.2666e-05 deg
peri 310.1581155504662 8.4486e-05 deg
M 195.5712354183823 1.775e-05 deg
tp 2459176.883416846889
(2020-Nov-23.38341685)
6.2586e-05 TDB
period 1261.932670921967
3.45
5.7748e-06
1.581e-08
d
yr
n .2852767095228497 1.3055e-09 deg/d
Q 2.479073340722895 7.5631e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2005  
   data-arc span      15922 days (43.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-03  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50279  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:18:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09476 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48491 au 
 T_jup = 3.596 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO452415  
diameter diameter 3.928 km 0.052 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.181   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17240 Gletorrence           Discovered 2000 Mar. 9 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Glenda Torrence for mentoring a finalist in the 2002 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. Torrence is a teacher at the Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Reference: 20020227/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 2000 EK95 = 1976 JG6 
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