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20141 Markidger (1996 RL5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020141
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1797901993302775 4.8301e-08  
a 2.259039286321507 9.4318e-09 au
q 1.852886162738835 1.0721e-07 au
i 7.120183649702883 5.4684e-06 deg
node 342.3775632599884 3.5035e-05 deg
peri 42.17279922237938 3.8232e-05 deg
M 209.2538783339753 1.6463e-05 deg
tp 2459119.811271855040
(2020-Sep-27.31127186)
5.8421e-05 TDB
period 1240.178226820345
3.40
7.7669e-06
2.126e-08
d
yr
n .2902808581980937 1.8179e-09 deg/d
Q 2.665192409904178 1.1128e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1122  
   data-arc span      17592 days (48.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2019-05-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52095  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 23:37:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .861858 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.81752 au 
 T_jup = 3.590 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO435886  
diameter diameter 3.378 km 0.895 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.224   0.147 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

20141 Markidger           Discovered 1996 Sept. 13 by M. Blasco at Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.
Mark Richard Kidger (b. 1960) is a British-born astrophysicist of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, known for his contribution to Spanish astronomy with his dedication to the study of the nature of comets, meteors and minor planets, and for the support and friendship that connect him with the Observatorio de Mallorca.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 RL5 = 1062 T-1 = 1998 FL37 
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