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21989 Werntz (1999 XU20)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021989
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1715012506347029 3.5895e-08  
a 3.122898178743339 1.8826e-08 au
q 2.58731723548402 1.1585e-07 au
i 3.825838902402654 4.2738e-06 deg
node 188.392224809048 6.5761e-05 deg
peri 249.6671309043389 6.7637e-05 deg
M 306.7938782318193 1.9174e-05 deg
tp 2459694.416300813223
(2022-Apr-24.91630081)
0.00010875 TDB
period 2015.743014686321
5.52
1.8228e-05
4.991e-08
d
yr
n .1785941944866525 1.615e-09 deg/d
Q 3.658479122002658 2.2055e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1224  
   data-arc span      15997 days (43.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-18  
   last obs. used      2021-08-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52147  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 22:46:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60573 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.62786 au 
 T_jup = 3.189 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.96   n/a MPO636393  
diameter diameter 4.109 km 0.461 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.211   0.079 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

21989 Werntz           Discovered 1999 Dec. 5 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Ruslan Alan Werntz (b. 1989) is a finalist in the 2005 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for his biochemistry, medicine, health, & microbiology project. He attends the Coppell Middle School West, Coppell, Texas.
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Reference: 20051019/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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Alternate Designations
 1999 XU20 = 1977 UA5 
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