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20526 Bathompson (1999 RZ45)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020526
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1498853735152809 2.7954e-08  
a 2.281276453972738 7.1539e-09 au
q 1.939346480577418 6.3914e-08 au
i 4.796741144448785 4.7844e-06 deg
node 192.6082360852867 3.3619e-05 deg
peri 69.27402038456427 3.7866e-05 deg
M 112.886648318376 1.8955e-05 deg
tp 2458805.856111390880
(2019-Nov-18.35611139)
6.5487e-05 TDB
period 1258.535017344088
3.45
5.92e-06
1.621e-08
d
yr
n .2860468680162078 1.3455e-09 deg/d
Q 2.623206427368057 8.2261e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1476  
   data-arc span      8885 days (24.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-07  
   last obs. used      2021-03-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50579  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 03:23:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .928685 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44068 au 
 T_jup = 3.586 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO272738  
rotation period rot_per 9. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2020) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

20526 Bathompson           Discovered 1999 Sept. 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Blake Alexander Thompson (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 Ft. Clarke Middle School, Gainesville, Florida.
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Reference: 20041028/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-10-29

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RZ45 = 1996 VC7 
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