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21629 Siperstein (1999 NT8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021629
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03063899351062802 4.0425e-08  
a 2.192148146070985 7.0822e-09 au
q 2.124982933249181 8.8158e-08 au
i 1.206375838079807 3.6973e-06 deg
node 179.9655584804215 0.00018322 deg
peri 40.8603628938493 0.00019257 deg
M 117.6442440335183 6.1357e-05 deg
tp 2458213.089434824637
(2018-Apr-04.58943482)
0.00020154 TDB
period 1185.504693484149
3.25
5.745e-06
1.573e-08
d
yr
n .3036681355870257 1.4716e-09 deg/d
Q 2.259313358892789 7.2992e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1274  
   data-arc span      8477 days (23.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-12  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5174  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 00:16:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11594 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.70333 au 
 T_jup = 3.671 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO435901  

21629 Siperstein           Discovered 1999 July 13 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Brian Furness Siperstein (b. 1988) was awarded second place in the 2006 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his microbiology team project. He attends the Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20060711/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-07-17

Alternate Designations
 1999 NT8 = 1996 RM25 = 1998 EU15 
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