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18789 Metzger (1999 JV56)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018789
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1913015459412108 3.0677e-08  
a 2.286070013362536 5.8515e-09 au
q 1.848741285676439 6.9984e-08 au
i 3.781018809805283 3.4912e-06 deg
node 124.6398380305949 5.2527e-05 deg
peri 176.9375989427744 5.3409e-05 deg
M 41.46901228911933 8.7257e-06 deg
tp 2459055.070032172328
(2020-Jul-24.57003217)
3.0653e-05 TDB
period 1262.503868019518
3.46
4.8474e-06
1.327e-08
d
yr
n .2851476412224619 1.0948e-09 deg/d
Q 2.723398741048634 6.9709e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1682  
   data-arc span      18198 days (49.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50805  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 02:40:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .831296 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50077 au 
 T_jup = 3.574 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.09   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.476 km 0.115 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.346   0.092 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

18789 Metzger           Discovered 1999 May 10 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Vincent Tyler Metzger (b. 1986) was awarded third place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his environmental science project. He attends the Cibola High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20040830/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

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Alternate Designations
 1999 JV56 = 2314 T-1 
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