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20060 Johannforster (1993 PV5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1158124909022021 4.8032e-08  
a 3.070250037200175 2.174e-08 au
q 2.714676732699444 1.472e-07 au
i 9.719546116968175 4.803e-06 deg
node 317.2168856493158 2.8322e-05 deg
peri 45.6270384821793 3.4535e-05 deg
M 331.7840273247996 2.0926e-05 deg
tp 2459154.510939490870
(2020-Nov-01.01093949)
0.00011482 TDB
period 1964.984119276674
5.38
2.087e-05
5.714e-08
d
yr
n .1832075875160349 1.9459e-09 deg/d
Q 3.425823341700905 2.4258e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1503  
   data-arc span      11275 days (30.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-16  
   last obs. used      2019-07-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5293  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 01:14:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72139 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04233 au 
 T_jup = 3.199 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO449098  

20060 Johannforster           Discovered 1993 Aug. 15 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
German naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) and his son Georg accompanied James Cook on the second Pacific Voyage. In Observations made during a Voyage around the World (1778), he described his investigations. In 1779 he became professor of natural history and mineralogy at the University of Halle.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

Alternate Designations
 1993 PV5 = 1988 SG4 = 1998 MB46 
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