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20218 Dukewriter (1997 GT34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020218
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .123665005585473 3.6327e-08  
a 3.038805393039156 2.0926e-08 au
q 2.663011507135804 1.0757e-07 au
i .8922907092553807 3.6228e-06 deg
node 91.12184992733502 0.00028793 deg
peri 132.2378478994056 0.00028843 deg
M 107.0955221606063 1.745e-05 deg
tp 2458424.898957977030
(2018-Nov-02.39895798)
9.2398e-05 TDB
period 1934.874315450052
5.30
1.9986e-05
5.472e-08
d
yr
n .1860585967395323 1.9219e-09 deg/d
Q 3.414599278942509 2.3514e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1074  
   data-arc span      8628 days (23.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-26  
   last obs. used      2018-06-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54574  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 23:38:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6543 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56217 au 
 T_jup = 3.229 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO302189  
diameter diameter 5.669 km 0.868 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.115   0.062 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

20218 Dukewriter           Discovered 1997 Apr. 3 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Duke Writer mentored a finalist in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors. He teaches at the Loudoun County Academy of Science, Sterling, Virginia.
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Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1997 GT34 = 1998 MH16 
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