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20174 Eisenstein (1996 XD20)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020174
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .113578853376405 3.0993e-08  
a 2.426290823330353 9.4198e-09 au
q 2.150715493658797 7.4545e-08 au
i 6.569951536034204 4.4815e-06 deg
node 100.9387590761821 3.1252e-05 deg
peri 300.7604919085468 3.7443e-05 deg
M 103.3668559998658 2.1033e-05 deg
tp 2458604.138451388099
(2019-Apr-30.63845139)
8.0253e-05 TDB
period 1380.424664366978
3.78
8.0391e-06
2.201e-08
d
yr
n .2607893130952462 1.5187e-09 deg/d
Q 2.701866153001908 1.049e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1026  
   data-arc span      8537 days (23.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-12-13  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52717  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 05:09:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16836 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.65525 au 
 T_jup = 3.493 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO416923  

20174 Eisenstein           Discovered 1996 Dec. 13 by P. G. Comba at Prescott.
Ferdinand Gotthold Max Eisenstein (1823-1852) was a brilliant German mathematician who published research on elliptic functions, cyclotomy, quadratic and biquadratic residues, as well as on cubic and biquadratic reciprocity laws.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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