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26246 Mikelake (1998 QN46)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026246
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .180483761835888 4.8843e-08  
a 2.382270641342197 7.644e-09 au
q 1.952309474281563 1.1935e-07 au
i 2.818028667913242 4.8112e-06 deg
node 166.5492264845037 5.6108e-05 deg
peri 191.0516723029959 5.6834e-05 deg
M 12.13035501374268 7.9085e-06 deg
tp 2459155.246092441198
(2020-Nov-01.74609244)
2.9506e-05 TDB
period 1343.028023723287
3.68
6.4641e-06
1.77e-08
d
yr
n .2680509964356285 1.2901e-09 deg/d
Q 2.81223180840283 9.0236e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1400  
   data-arc span      16177 days (44.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5268  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 03:18:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .946655 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6341 au 
 T_jup = 3.514 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457657.5 (2016-Sep-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1813130653206524 4.8751e-08  
q 1.950295341755798 1.1923e-07 au
tp 2457813.236059971414
(2017-Feb-28.73605997)
3.0207e-05 TDB
node 166.6095875388169 5.6136e-05 deg
peri 191.3139958141649 5.6857e-05 deg
i 2.8174334700509 4.8107e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1400  
   data-arc span      16177 days (44.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5268  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 03:18:24  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6341 au 
 T_jup = 3.514 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.376613210601427E-15 -5.806203386357122E-15 -1.713323555215478E-13 -3.638181417618868E-15 -6.278028996460333E-15 -1.661944113807998E-15
q -5.806203386357122E-15 1.421608830581661E-14 3.632392434091353E-13 8.714720665216192E-15 -8.448470638835821E-16 4.106958540501607E-15
tp -1.713323555215478E-13 3.632392434091353E-13 9.124708697469E-10 3.955405032098975E-14 2.75502175852113E-10 -1.537273748577566E-13
node -3.638181417618868E-15 8.714720665216192E-15 3.955405032098975E-14 3.151213602101291E-9 -3.14690124461803E-9 7.930065144560353E-12
peri -6.278028996460333E-15 -8.448470638835821E-16 2.75502175852113E-10 -3.14690124461803E-9 3.232667755603668E-9 -7.995611710844187E-12
i -1.661944113807998E-15 4.106958540501607E-15 -1.537273748577566E-13 7.930065144560353E-12 -7.995611710844187E-12 2.314242385974097E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.34   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 4.974 km 1.254 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.059   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

26246 Mikelake           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Michael Lake mentored a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Half Hollow Hills High School West, Dix Hills, New York.
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Reference: 20100228/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-10-29

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QN46 = 1976 SW7 = 1980 WC1 = 1987 SW11 
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