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20646 Nikhilgupta (1999 TM150)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020646
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05792314299981845 4.575e-08  
a 3.003511858737114 2.065e-08 au
q 2.829539011841833 1.4272e-07 au
i 1.66885986942381 4.1608e-06 deg
node 263.2202419044887 0.00016073 deg
peri 62.33239039389692 0.00016433 deg
M 322.1988355956692 3.3714e-05 deg
tp 2458800.138882597481
(2019-Nov-12.63888260)
0.00017824 TDB
period 1901.264124204047
5.21
1.9608e-05
5.368e-08
d
yr
n .1893477057800751 1.9527e-09 deg/d
Q 3.177484705632394 2.1846e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      926  
   data-arc span      9629 days (26.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-06-22  
   last obs. used      2019-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56161  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 00:08:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.81704 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02264 au 
 T_jup = 3.249 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO439237  

20646 Nikhilgupta           Discovered 1999 Oct. 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Nikhil Gupta (b. 1987) was awarded first place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his botany team project. He attends the Manhasset High School, Manhasset, New York, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20041226/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-25

Alternate Designations
 1999 TM150 = 1994 WF10 = 1997 GA15 
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