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20140 Costitx (1996 QT1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020140
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1249354368994942 3.4342e-08  
a 3.175202432114648 1.9864e-08 au
q 2.778507129014068 1.0456e-07 au
i 8.787414004644855 4.5649e-06 deg
node 161.8167215204986 2.5235e-05 deg
peri 131.7835911648075 3.2743e-05 deg
M 178.1931102617881 2.2932e-05 deg
tp 2458373.574600922533
(2018-Sep-12.07460092)
0.00012907 TDB
period 2066.595858430653
5.66
1.9393e-05
5.31e-08
d
yr
n .174199516819597 1.6347e-09 deg/d
Q 3.571897735215228 2.2346e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1557  
   data-arc span      25393 days (69.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-08-06  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50451  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 18:19:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77204 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71554 au 
 T_jup = 3.171 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.46   n/a E2021B10  
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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