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20526 Bathompson (1999 RZ45)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020526
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1499894757989894 2.8337e-08  
a 2.28162439123523 7.3413e-09 au
q 1.93940474482367 6.4932e-08 au
i 4.796419403158994 4.8209e-06 deg
node 192.609614433109 3.462e-05 deg
peri 69.32553957608602 3.8787e-05 deg
M 55.61764009647766 1.8882e-05 deg
tp 2458806.020105636481
(2019-Nov-18.52010564)
6.5631e-05 TDB
period 1258.822953462579
3.45
6.0756e-06
1.663e-08
d
yr
n .2859814392562247 1.3803e-09 deg/d
Q 2.623844037646791 8.4425e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1421  
   data-arc span      8766 days (24.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-07  
   last obs. used      2020-11-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50505  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 03:14:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .930423 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44131 au 
 T_jup = 3.585 
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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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