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17919 Licandro (1999 GC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017919
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2539287273784481 4.0904e-08  
a 2.235804029371048 8.0953e-09 au
q 1.668069157525251 9.2774e-08 au
i 4.928957168926289 3.7971e-06 deg
node 225.790359271858 5.1163e-05 deg
peri 97.44600981584669 5.163e-05 deg
M 244.5526125809856 9.9657e-06 deg
tp 2458992.089138349415
(2020-May-22.58913835)
3.5171e-05 TDB
period 1221.093806948903
3.34
6.6319e-06
1.816e-08
d
yr
n .2948176445997357 1.6012e-09 deg/d
Q 2.803538901216844 1.0151e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1566  
   data-arc span      23978 days (65.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-16  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51058  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:33:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .664247 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55397 au 
 T_jup = 3.591 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO365467  
diameter diameter 3.049 km 0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.897 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.264   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17919 Licandro           Discovered 1999 Apr. 9 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Javier Licandro (b. 1966), a Uruguayan astronomer at the Isaac Newton Telescope at La Palma, works on the physical properties of minor bodies and transneptunian objects.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

Alternate Designations
 1999 GC8 = 1973 RC = 1996 KV7 
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