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20518 Rendtel (1999 RC36)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020518
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1121084714507341 4.2244e-08  
a 3.202236646218592 2.0761e-08 au
q 2.8432387905875 1.4142e-07 au
i 10.64025941845231 5.4643e-06 deg
node 7.795154591095235 2.2618e-05 deg
peri 322.3578872130312 3.2962e-05 deg
M 305.3581102233284 2.5083e-05 deg
tp 2459518.188703211351
(2021-Oct-30.68870321)
0.00014663 TDB
period 2093.044981122044
5.73
2.0355e-05
5.573e-08
d
yr
n .171998214680991 1.6727e-09 deg/d
Q 3.561234501849683 2.3088e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1329  
   data-arc span      12943 days (35.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-02-28  
   last obs. used      2020-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49409  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 03:23:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84047 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.87585 au 
 T_jup = 3.157 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.33   n/a E2021B10  

20518 Rendtel           Discovered 1999 Sept. 12 by A. Knöfel at Drebach.
Jürgen Rendtel (b. 1954) is a solar physicist to the Astrophysical Institute in Potsdam and a keen amateur astronomer who has organized a study group for meteor observers in Germany (Arbeitskreis Meteore) in 1975. He has also been president of the International Meteor Organization since its foundation in 1988.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RC36 = 1993 TT43 
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