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21742 Rachaelscott (1999 RU163)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021742
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1630557048717019 3.8339e-08  
a 2.768838363319857 1.4273e-08 au
q 2.317363472312929 1.0719e-07 au
i 4.292655702951768 4.1055e-06 deg
node 323.1758904036734 5.7191e-05 deg
peri 9.922065873305371 5.9638e-05 deg
M 272.8533121087829 2.0777e-05 deg
tp 2459803.873915656813
(2022-Aug-12.37391566)
9.8706e-05 TDB
period 1682.847772935648
4.61
1.3012e-05
3.562e-08
d
yr
n .2139230926229276 1.6541e-09 deg/d
Q 3.220313254326785 1.66e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1074  
   data-arc span      11202 days (30.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-12  
   last obs. used      2021-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57922  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 18:36:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3064 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14061 au 
 T_jup = 3.315 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.93   n/a E2021B10  

21742 Rachaelscott           Discovered 1999 Sept. 9 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Rachael Ann Scott (b. 1987) was awarded first place in the 2005 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her environmental sciences project. She is a member of the Northwest Mississippi Home Educators Association, Como, Mississippi, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20050822/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-08-26

Alternate Designations
 1999 RU163 = 1998 HP93 
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