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17938 Tamsendrew (1999 HW6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017938
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1878173937598967 3.2811e-08  
a 2.357238053489716 7.2851e-09 au
q 1.914507745811626 7.772e-08 au
i 3.787938601529771 3.6569e-06 deg
node 209.3813156985028 5.0537e-05 deg
peri 339.1516203083319 5.1285e-05 deg
M 316.720414700136 8.9542e-06 deg
tp 2459159.422058565643
(2020-Nov-05.92205857)
3.3144e-05 TDB
period 1321.91518673843
3.62
6.1281e-06
1.678e-08
d
yr
n .2723321462765175 1.2625e-09 deg/d
Q 2.799968361167807 8.6533e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1591  
   data-arc span      15696 days (42.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-11  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:15:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .915716 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16155 au 
 T_jup = 3.527 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO502305  
diameter diameter 3.224 km 0.119 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.642 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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]
[Fauerbach, M. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 15-19.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.204   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17938 Tamsendrew           Discovered 1999 Apr. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Tamsen Alicia Drew (b. 1985) was awarded fourth place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her engineering team project. She also received the Intel Foundation Achievement Award. She attends the Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, California, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

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Alternate Designations
 1999 HW6 = 1977 CL1 
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