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20403 Attenborough (1998 OW11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020403
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08882635026365179 3.8604e-08  
a 2.975932266700448 1.9129e-08 au
q 2.711591064817611 1.2235e-07 au
i 11.66532846763277 4.2111e-06 deg
node 93.1751534349131 2.6069e-05 deg
peri 331.461900031547 4.0892e-05 deg
M 331.9967382129804 3.2196e-05 deg
tp 2459146.360974219444
(2020-Oct-23.86097422)
0.00016817 TDB
period 1875.136943630613
5.13
1.808e-05
4.95e-08
d
yr
n .1919859779963447 1.8511e-09 deg/d
Q 3.240273468583285 2.0828e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1296  
   data-arc span      12317 days (33.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-03-04  
   last obs. used      2019-11-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54207  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:44:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73194 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02329 au 
 T_jup = 3.224 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO416925  

20403 Attenborough           Discovered 1998 July 22 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Englishman David Attenborough (b. 1927) is by common consent the world's foremost naturalist and broadcaster of wildlife documentaries. His brother Richard (b. 1923) is a fine character actor whose first attempt at producing and directing resulted in the 1982 Oscar-winning epic Gandhi.
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Reference: 20011230/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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