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21680 Richardschwartz (1999 RS31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021680
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05900080225665027 3.8883e-08  
a 2.759616682169761 1.2767e-08 au
q 2.59679708400091 1.0612e-07 au
i 5.298541751575035 4.6889e-06 deg
node 186.3324185576441 4.1213e-05 deg
peri 227.4520742568191 5.4542e-05 deg
M 220.097352161509 3.6022e-05 deg
tp 2460047.221270072038
(2023-Apr-12.72127007)
0.00016824 TDB
period 1674.447630872376
4.58
1.162e-05
3.181e-08
d
yr
n .2149962730171754 1.4919e-09 deg/d
Q 2.922436280338613 1.352e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1317  
   data-arc span      14469 days (39.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-25  
   last obs. used      2021-06-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50295  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 10:14:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61015 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2944 au 
 T_jup = 3.333 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.53   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.534 km 0.145 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 23.1768 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.079   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

21680 Richardschwartz           Discovered 1999 Sept. 9 at Farra d´Isonzo.
Richard K. Schwartz (1933-1998) was an amateur astronomer in the \gamma -ray burster field at the Santa Barbara Astronomical Group. He co-founded a small CCD brand that in 1991 developed star tracking equipment, sparking the CCD revolution in the world of amateur astronomy.
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Reference: 20020921/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1999 RS31 = 1981 UB26 
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