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20851 Ramachandran (2000 VA8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020851
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1042071167601966 3.5497e-08  
a 2.862473168319199 1.0663e-08 au
q 2.56418309264523 1.0416e-07 au
i .7846801761066708 3.3445e-06 deg
node 269.8231907203302 0.00029805 deg
peri 224.1053965859531 0.00029864 deg
M 334.3099105327977 1.8599e-05 deg
tp 2459326.733225532759
(2021-Apr-22.23322553)
9.1562e-05 TDB
period 1768.929658645611
4.84
9.8846e-06
2.706e-08
d
yr
n .2035128973277748 1.1372e-09 deg/d
Q 3.160763243993167 1.1775e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1406  
   data-arc span      10647 days (29.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-09  
   last obs. used      2021-03-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52283  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 03:32:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57834 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.86931 au 
 T_jup = 3.293 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.63   n/a E2021B10  

20851 Ramachandran           Discovered 2000 Nov. 1 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Reshma Ramachandran (b. 1987) was awarded first place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her medicine and health project. She attends the Coral Reef Senior High School, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20041226/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-25

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VA8 = 1995 WY14 
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