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20140 Costitx (1996 QT1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020140
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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 .1252353211121237 3.4578e-08  
a 3.173800509279633 2.0088e-08 au
q 2.776328583354176 1.0571e-07 au
i 8.787041943241965 4.9675e-06 deg
node 161.8302614016631 2.5699e-05 deg
peri 131.5907376632568 3.3733e-05 deg
M 109.38902211001 2.3446e-05 deg
tp 2458372.963336545442
(2018-Sep-11.46333655)
0.00013328 TDB
period 2065.227337131192
5.65
1.9607e-05
5.368e-08
d
yr
n .1743149499948398 1.6549e-09 deg/d
Q 3.57127243520509 2.2603e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1389  
   data-arc span      24991 days (68.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-06  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51571  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 01:15:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77036 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71733 au 
 T_jup = 3.171 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456998.5 (2014-Dec-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1295285833202222 3.4755e-08  
q 2.758896799889229 1.0689e-07 au
tp 2456310.267195836427
(2013-Jan-17.76719584)
0.0001273 TDB
node 161.9404191019055 2.5635e-05 deg
peri 131.6773419903616 3.3269e-05 deg
i 8.801267618775444 4.976e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1389  
   data-arc span      24991 days (68.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-06  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51571  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 01:15:41  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71733 au 
 T_jup = 3.171 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.207905900887827E-15 -3.669786248446592E-15 1.354683414063633E-12 2.697512984405942E-15 2.17117062159693E-13 2.402669912849058E-16
q -3.669786248446592E-15 1.142512694662897E-14 -4.290222153614575E-12 -8.017971784153652E-15 -6.709984550725034E-13 -1.174769435960741E-16
tp 1.354683414063633E-12 -4.290222153614575E-12 1.6205415920393E-8 1.086724759294246E-11 2.716785831264656E-9 -3.198083456474434E-12
node 2.697512984405942E-15 -8.017971784153652E-15 1.086724759294246E-11 6.571480878549767E-10 -6.472837400139397E-10 4.046567344324842E-11
peri 2.17117062159693E-13 -6.709984550725034E-13 2.716785831264656E-9 -6.472837400139397E-10 1.1068564377097E-9 -4.051997988209979E-11
i 2.402669912849058E-16 -1.174769435960741E-16 -3.198083456474434E-12 4.046567344324842E-11 -4.051997988209979E-11 2.476067548694548E-11

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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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