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20883 Gervais (2000 VD58)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020883
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1320681021380916 3.283e-08  
a 2.252792773913508 7.1417e-09 au
q 1.955270707752344 7.1943e-08 au
i 5.936073458235674 3.7418e-06 deg
node 302.1792496919606 4.623e-05 deg
peri 336.1184514796582 5.1513e-05 deg
M 45.27855634416548 2.4486e-05 deg
tp 2458845.164627169755
(2019-Dec-27.66462717)
8.3863e-05 TDB
period 1235.037923776341
3.38
5.8729e-06
1.608e-08
d
yr
n .2914890248060059 1.3861e-09 deg/d
Q 2.550314840074672 8.0849e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1492  
   data-arc span      15069 days (41.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49233  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:00:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .940516 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57589 au 
 T_jup = 3.607 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO337434  
diameter diameter 2.980 km 0.183 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.181   0.049 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20883 Gervais           Discovered 2000 Nov. 3 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Raphael Gervais (b. 1987) was awarded first place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his physics team project. He also received the MILSET Expo-Science Europe award. He attends the College Regina Assumpta, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Reference: 20041226/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-25

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VD58 = 1979 OY3 = 1999 LH16 
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