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20798 Verlinden (2000 SH172)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020798
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .136109592743181 3.2772e-08  
a 2.337431184065586 8.7682e-09 au
q 2.019284377537208 8.012e-08 au
i 7.444410102593996 3.855e-06 deg
node 50.42892765533414 2.5089e-05 deg
peri 263.2720612736768 2.9208e-05 deg
M 294.7994478958389 1.4821e-05 deg
tp 2459236.904342583448
5.3728e-05 TDB
period 1305.288998075979
n .2758009916046538 1.5519e-09 deg/d
Q 2.655577990593965 9.9617e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1619  
   data-arc span      8667 days (23.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-08  
   last obs. used      2020-08-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49801  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 01:39:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02186 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60887 au 
 T_jup = 3.543 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO431739  
diameter diameter 2.922 km 0.110 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.394   0.065 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

20798 Verlinden           Discovered 2000 Sept. 27 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Christopher Verlinden (b. 1986) was awarded first place and Best in Category in the 2004 Intel ISE Fair for his engineering team project. He also received the Achievement Award and the EU Contest for Young Scientists Award. He attends the School of Science and Technology, Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20041226/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-25

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2153-Oct-08 23:08 < 00:01 Juno 0.0349348233997887 0.0349077651503021 0.0349618831361534 8.70443732021401 8.70443728020603 2507708.463743097 0.712452544440632 1396.08164597387 34.2361903400877 14.9217770214443 39462.1220914405 T 26 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-25 01:39:23 2020-Aug-25 01:39

Alternate Designations
 2000 SH172 = 1998 FC82 
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