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20179 (1996 XX31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020179
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1447126720371722 3.5741e-08  
a 2.37674411518356 8.6581e-09 au
q 2.032799123526723 8.7793e-08 au
i 12.32239226163001 5.1341e-06 deg
node 349.4904927772044 1.6818e-05 deg
peri 296.1247555187521 2.5381e-05 deg
M 312.8900494414199 1.8318e-05 deg
tp 2459175.638737789885
(2020-Nov-22.13873779)
6.8008e-05 TDB
period 1338.357286661927
3.66
7.3132e-06
2.002e-08
d
yr
n .2689864684025419 1.4698e-09 deg/d
Q 2.720689106840398 9.9111e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1971  
   data-arc span      9666 days (26.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-03-06  
   last obs. used      2020-08-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46736  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:04:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05067 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55493 au 
 T_jup = 3.496 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO435887  
diameter diameter 7.218 km 0.061 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.594 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.144   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20179 (1996 XX31)          Discovered 1996-Dec-12 by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong
Reference: 20010109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 XX31 = 1998 FO114 
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