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17945 Hawass (1999 JU8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017945
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09967473013126169 3.8895e-08  
a 2.574703625918693 1.1813e-08 au
q 2.318070736837266 1.0344e-07 au
i 2.238322882391536 3.7794e-06 deg
node 268.7322398788577 0.00011144 deg
peri 320.4960457820141 0.00011361 deg
M 46.3905104786837 2.4179e-05 deg
tp 2458806.046419384063
0.00010085 TDB
period 1509.000187741061
n .2385685587878632 1.6418e-09 deg/d
Q 2.83133651500012 1.299e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1701  
   data-arc span      10170 days (27.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-07-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51913  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:33:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30825 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15847 au 
 T_jup = 3.420 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO384908  
diameter diameter 4.720 km 0.314 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.199   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

17945 Hawass           Discovered 1999 May 14 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Egyptian archeologist Zahi A. Hawass (b. 1947) showed unfailing dedication in the battle of preserving Egypt's monuments and antiquities. He has also been involved in many important discoveries such as the pyramid builder's necropolis at Giza and golden mummies of El Bahariya Oasis.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1969-Jan-25 14:11 < 00:01 David 0.042606429159383 0.0425999737127999 0.0426128846059984 6.55165118209953 6.55165112797961 2440247.090954194 0.460591068241224 321.801516557469 26.8123544817561 0.193717916279807 19815.9403907488 T 29 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-30 02:33:55 2019-May-30 02:33

Alternate Designations
 1999 JU8 = 1991 NZ 
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