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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 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06946709715710167 3.5182e-08  
a 2.357259881879493 7.4058e-09 au
q 2.193507880640432 8.2466e-08 au
i 6.862014599025851 3.2319e-06 deg
node 168.6646690708374 2.9454e-05 deg
peri 55.08094530496941 3.8294e-05 deg
M 13.85845150524156 2.2855e-05 deg
tp 2458949.611244514155
(2020-Apr-10.11124451)
8.4013e-05 TDB
period 1321.933548490251
3.62
6.2296e-06
1.706e-08
d
yr
n .2723283635634691 1.2834e-09 deg/d
Q 2.521011883118553 7.9202e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1567  
   data-arc span      10171 days (27.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-27  
   last obs. used      2020-08-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5058  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 01:34:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19393 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45436 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457130.5 (2015-Apr-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07017134258614423 3.511e-08  
q 2.191545753595241 8.2373e-08 au
tp 2457626.699831141206
(2016-Aug-26.19983114)
8.563e-05 TDB
node 168.6884601688623 2.9462e-05 deg
peri 54.89670286724073 3.8167e-05 deg
i 6.860909422283735 3.2314e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1567  
   data-arc span      10171 days (27.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-27  
   last obs. used      2020-08-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5058  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 01:34:09  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45436 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.232744857993918E-15 -2.882128289903698E-15 -1.265374810093211E-13 -2.215405150140152E-15 -3.175659079207993E-14 -2.739618583107052E-15
q -2.882128289903698E-15 6.7852972019596E-15 5.038455410388459E-14 5.047869351119475E-15 1.286764612859949E-15 6.608568505102248E-15
tp -1.265374810093211E-13 5.038455410388459E-14 7.332471166235593E-9 1.05683887286773E-11 2.089971820739597E-9 -1.479900919903263E-12
node -2.215405150140152E-15 5.047869351119475E-15 1.05683887286773E-11 8.679869591793501E-10 -8.5855002809501E-10 2.453576253407465E-11
peri -3.175659079207993E-14 1.286764612859949E-15 2.089971820739597E-9 -8.5855002809501E-10 1.456713425140641E-9 -2.482046928370263E-11
i -2.739618583107052E-15 6.608568505102248E-15 -1.479900919903263E-12 2.453576253407465E-11 -2.482046928370263E-11 1.044204559866865E-11

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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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