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20286 Michta (1998 FT59)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020286
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06946709892674591 3.5147e-08  
a 2.357259881605787 7.4018e-09 au
q 2.193507876214228 8.2372e-08 au
i 6.862014492259018 3.2181e-06 deg
node 168.6646687372777 2.9439e-05 deg
peri 55.08094494584857 3.8277e-05 deg
M 13.85845240174983 2.2839e-05 deg
tp 2458949.611241231007
(2020-Apr-10.11124123)
8.3955e-05 TDB
period 1321.933548260013
3.62
6.2263e-06
1.705e-08
d
yr
n .2723283636108999 1.2827e-09 deg/d
Q 2.521011886997345 7.916e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1590  
   data-arc span      10192 days (27.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-27  
   last obs. used      2020-08-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50897  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:03:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19393 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45436 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO333006  
diameter diameter 2.272 km 0.537 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.259   0.185 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20286 Michta           Discovered 1998 Mar. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Maria Lynn Michta (b. 1986) is a finalist in the 2004 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors, for her earth and space sciences project. She attends the Sachem North High School, Lake Ronkonkoma, New York.
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Reference: 20040415/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-20

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Alternate Designations
 1998 FT59 = 1996 VO29 
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