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20140 Costitx (1996 QT1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020140
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1252582836110687 3.4647e-08  
a 3.172556520094058 2.0178e-08 au
q 2.775167535727971 1.0604e-07 au
i 8.788258231752225 4.9989e-06 deg
node 161.8381732195182 2.5743e-05 deg
peri 131.3947827125451 3.3787e-05 deg
M 39.82285895666251 2.3349e-05 deg
tp 2458372.180810752816
(2018-Sep-10.68081075)
0.00013344 TDB
period 2064.013239693198
5.65
1.9691e-05
5.391e-08
d
yr
n .1744174858362399 1.664e-09 deg/d
Q 3.569945504460144 2.2705e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1371  
   data-arc span      24952 days (68.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-06  
   last obs. used      2019-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51653  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:41:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76853 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71661 au 
 T_jup = 3.171 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO412335  
diameter diameter 9.846 km 0.205 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.096   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20140 Costitx           Discovered 1996 Aug. 23 by M. Blasco at Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.
The village of Costitx is the geographical zero point of the island of Majorca, a place of great archeological importance and home of the Astronomical Observatory of Majorca, where the minor planet was discovered.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1996 QT1 = 1999 BR12 
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