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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 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06946709298541727 3.5479e-08  
a 2.357259882883656 7.5096e-09 au
q 2.193507891408584 8.3327e-08 au
i 6.862013040717831 3.484e-06 deg
node 168.6646682538641 2.9467e-05 deg
peri 55.08094917375332 3.8517e-05 deg
M 13.85844769692234 2.3393e-05 deg
tp 2458949.611258465930
(2020-Apr-10.11125847)
8.5975e-05 TDB
period 1321.933549334943
3.62
6.317e-06
1.73e-08
d
yr
n .2723283633894563 1.3013e-09 deg/d
Q 2.521011874358729 8.0313e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1479  
   data-arc span      10124 days (27.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-27  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5129  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 18:40:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19393 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45436 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456966.5 (2014-Nov-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07016421950978195 3.5393e-08  
q 2.191502703249314 8.3184e-08 au
tp 2457626.970767124366
(2016-Aug-26.47076712)
8.734e-05 TDB
node 168.6890407477418 2.9475e-05 deg
peri 54.96640985928943 3.8396e-05 deg
i 6.860914572721477 3.4835e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1479  
   data-arc span      10124 days (27.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-27  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5129  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 18:40:24  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45436 au 
 T_jup = 3.541 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.252691121266025E-15 -2.933749588953655E-15 -2.032487781806633E-13 -1.852764433941343E-15 -5.015783513052285E-14 -2.040881384132717E-15
q -2.933749588953655E-15 6.919522427269786E-15 2.473269244309427E-13 4.162975890808332E-15 4.817356512674533E-14 4.940516003681126E-15
tp -2.032487781806633E-13 2.473269244309427E-13 7.62820435140116E-9 1.053615166351194E-11 2.160339332122168E-9 -1.368234852189578E-12
node -1.852764433941343E-15 4.162975890808332E-15 1.053615166351194E-11 8.687807601273073E-10 -8.593277426547311E-10 2.543100847033135E-11
peri -5.015783513052285E-14 4.817356512674533E-14 2.160339332122168E-9 -8.593277426547311E-10 1.474279922113364E-9 -2.565682849545741E-11
i -2.040881384132717E-15 4.940516003681126E-15 -1.368234852189578E-12 2.543100847033135E-11 -2.565682849545741E-11 1.213510723026261E-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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