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26679 Thomassilver (2001 FX5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026679
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1975970365088286 2.9746e-08  
a 2.542918083994409 1.0784e-08 au
q 2.040445006512405 7.4858e-08 au
i 7.230902784935556 5.8558e-06 deg
node 238.1530922618822 3.1148e-05 deg
peri 53.42969851762157 3.6057e-05 deg
M 114.4747172447258 1.9008e-05 deg
tp 2458129.518269522075
(2018-Jan-11.01826952)
7.7439e-05 TDB
period 1481.142972465956
4.06
9.4214e-06
2.579e-08
d
yr
n .2430555366310356 1.5461e-09 deg/d
Q 3.045391161476412 1.2914e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1590  
   data-arc span      8407 days (23.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-15  
   last obs. used      2019-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51911  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 00:59:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03342 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15386 au 
 T_jup = 3.406 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO324555  
diameter diameter 3.255 km 0.211 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.348   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26679 Thomassilver           Discovered 2001 Mar. 18 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Thomas Scott Silver (b. 1993) was awarded best of category and first place in the 2010 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his microbiology project. He attends the Bergen Academy for Medical Science and Technology, Hackensack, New Jersey, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20110319/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 2001 FX5 = 1997 LS = 1998 VH45 
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