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20996 (1986 PB)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04970523512920371 3.8091e-08  
a 1.911654109682856 5.5346e-09 au
q 1.816634892675361 7.4969e-08 au
i 26.76994764792333 3.6815e-06 deg
node 151.4794198722576 9.0811e-06 deg
peri 179.8323409233583 4.4631e-05 deg
M 275.11406599391 4.3753e-05 deg
tp 2459228.138455281345
(2021-Jan-13.63845528)
0.0001173 TDB
period 965.411347130903
2.64
4.1926e-06
1.148e-08
d
yr
n .372898040891979 1.6194e-09 deg/d
Q 2.006673326690351 5.8097e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1705  
   data-arc span      13074 days (35.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-12-22  
   last obs. used      2020-10-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42938  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 01:59:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .806131 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.17316 au 
 T_jup = 3.803 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO400211  
diameter diameter 2.957 km 0.086 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 43.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 245-252.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.320   0.056 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20996 (1986 PB)          Discovered 1986-Aug-04 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: 20010208/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1986 PB = 1994 RZ1 
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