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26240 Leigheriks (1998 QX39)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026240
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1973418550053897 4.6024e-08  
a 2.246948874382698 7.8612e-09 au
q 1.803531815409744 1.0234e-07 au
i 5.179162386966624 4.1638e-06 deg
node 147.2457189452477 4.9659e-05 deg
peri 199.3251840230186 5.0536e-05 deg
M 43.34808721460478 1.027e-05 deg
tp 2458452.365692733970
(2018-Nov-29.86569273)
3.4909e-05 TDB
period 1230.235381592654
3.37
6.4561e-06
1.768e-08
d
yr
n .2926269276485501 1.5357e-09 deg/d
Q 2.690365933355652 9.4125e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1322  
   data-arc span      11365 days (31.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-12  
   last obs. used      2019-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53064  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 04:51:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .796296 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.7198 au 
 T_jup = 3.599 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO452536  
diameter diameter 2.534 km 0.362 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.332   0.123 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26240 Leigheriks           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Leigh Eriks mentored a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors. She teaches at the Catholic Central High School, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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Reference: 20100228/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-10-29

Alternate Designations
 1998 QX39 = 1988 RP8 = 2000 CX29 
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