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17905 Kabtamu (1999 FM31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017905
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1429041501808555 3.3014e-08  
a 2.439816010951805 9.3344e-09 au
q 2.091156177309093 8.0319e-08 au
i 2.704294915594145 5.0273e-06 deg
node 157.0086539912426 7.177e-05 deg
peri 75.59072315801308 7.3908e-05 deg
M 69.35526671103521 1.7679e-05 deg
tp 2458332.329508633259
(2018-Aug-01.82950863)
6.8073e-05 TDB
period 1391.983355701897
3.81
7.9883e-06
2.187e-08
d
yr
n .2586237820483656 1.4842e-09 deg/d
Q 2.788475844594517 1.0668e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      986  
   data-arc span      9040 days (24.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-02-24  
   last obs. used      2019-11-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57054  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:23:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08227 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2041 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO431705  

17905 Kabtamu           Discovered 1999 Mar. 19 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Mahlet Kabtamu (b. 1985) was awarded third place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her environmental science team project. She attends the Deming High School, Deming, New Mexico, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

Alternate Designations
 1999 FM31 = 1995 DB8 
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