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20536 Tracicarter (1999 RF81)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020536
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1597374875611417 2.5548e-08  
a 2.278819972787542 5.7137e-09 au
q 1.914806995730311 5.8595e-08 au
i 2.972486912009976 2.6302e-06 deg
node 127.1867493229004 7.5367e-05 deg
peri 147.97506685 7.6275e-05 deg
M 124.0319542053094 1.2066e-05 deg
tp 2458767.593069845941
(2019-Oct-11.09306985)
4.1792e-05 TDB
period 1256.502776675513
3.44
4.7257e-06
1.294e-08
d
yr
n .2865095140915623 1.0776e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642832949844773 6.6264e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1711  
   data-arc span      13522 days (37.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-01-25  
   last obs. used      2021-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50554  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 03:23:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .897367 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46459 au 
 T_jup = 3.588 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.25   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 4.82 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]

20536 Tracicarter           Discovered 1999 Sept. 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Traci A. Carter mentored a finalist in the 2004 Discovery Channel Youth Science Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition. She teaches at the Providence Christian School, Cape Coral, Florida.
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Reference: 20041028/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-10-29

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RF81 = 1984 BC7 = 1998 DZ29 
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