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25421 Gafaran (1999 VL86)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2025421
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1381525016913287 4.6603e-08  
a 2.32776901872206 1.103e-08 au
q 2.006181905426038 1.0724e-07 au
i 8.206685541180256 5.8121e-06 deg
node 161.1370364832869 3.7274e-05 deg
peri 278.9392221613015 4.3297e-05 deg
M 261.2642953728789 2.4254e-05 deg
tp 2459356.278730793663
(2021-May-21.77873079)
8.8606e-05 TDB
period 1297.203919994481
3.55
9.2204e-06
2.524e-08
d
yr
n .2775199754264785 1.9726e-09 deg/d
Q 2.649356132018082 1.2554e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      747  
   data-arc span      9133 days (25.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-05-01  
   last obs. used      2019-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56458  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 03:21:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04107 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58778 au 
 T_jup = 3.547 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO337474  

25421 Gafaran           Discovered 1999 Nov. 5 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Gabriela Aylin Faran (b. 1990) is a finalist in the 2009 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors, for her earth and planetary science project. She attends the West High School, Madison, Wisconsin.
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Reference: 20090311/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-03-12
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