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20828 Linchen (2000 UO27)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020828
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1189679494638795 3.0131e-08  
a 2.395699898165041 9.0126e-09 au
q 2.110688393749522 7.1648e-08 au
i 6.64227413665965 3.9463e-06 deg
node 135.4206555230278 2.7126e-05 deg
peri 144.4348520399219 3.1718e-05 deg
M 226.7692151822204 1.6538e-05 deg
tp 2459501.743938651586
6.317e-05 TDB
period 1354.400322428261
n .265800291124095 1.4999e-09 deg/d
Q 2.680711402580561 1.0085e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2124  
   data-arc span      10274 days (28.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-30  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4941  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 20:38:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09832 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44947 au 
 T_jup = 3.510 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO416929  
diameter diameter 3.691 km 0.145 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.326   0.042 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

20828 Linchen           Discovered 2000 Oct. 24 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Lin Chen (b. 1985) was awarded second place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his environmental science team project. He also received the Intel Foundation Achievement Award. He attends the Wusong High School, Shanghai, China.
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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
2072-May-09 05:02 < 00:01 Hebe 0.0412406452368916 0.0412306175771803 0.0412506729338596 5.16697714450211 5.16697711532814 2477971.710015339 0.739118286156207 503.640384322293 41.3629326542228 7.07475760441122 22018.5265095591 T 32 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:39:04 2020-Dec-17 20:39

Alternate Designations
 2000 UO27 = 1998 BJ48 
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