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20420 Marashwhitman (1998 SN129)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020420
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .109441886958158 4.1924e-08  
a 2.64568940160466 1.2177e-08 au
q 2.356140161187846 1.1441e-07 au
i 1.717257187865341 4.0584e-06 deg
node 156.4857941288404 0.00011601 deg
peri 173.8335333914536 0.00011753 deg
M 319.7341030017883 1.6716e-05 deg
tp 2458776.309197168827
(2019-Oct-19.80919717)
7.2658e-05 TDB
period 1571.834125130468
4.30
1.0851e-05
2.971e-08
d
yr
n .2290318006488877 1.5812e-09 deg/d
Q 2.935238642021474 1.3509e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1117  
   data-arc span      8656 days (23.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-02-12  
   last obs. used      2019-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54423  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 04:23:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34428 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36847 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO426007  

20420 Marashwhitman           Discovered 1998 Sept. 26 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
David I. Marash-Whitman (b. 1991) is a finalist in the 2004 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for his environmental sciences project. He attends the South Peninsula Hebrew Day School, Sunnyvale, California.
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Reference: 20041028/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-10-29

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Alternate Designations
 1998 SN129 = 2000 AA91 
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