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27233 Mahajan (1999 NP8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027233
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08083812150098911 3.7719e-08  
a 2.558714982158822 9.9931e-09 au
q 2.351873269544666 9.4178e-08 au
i 3.84555559351352 3.5333e-06 deg
node 281.5719793817492 6.3593e-05 deg
peri 308.553974451358 6.9855e-05 deg
M 202.2595293794018 3.1014e-05 deg
tp 2460051.546192229547
(2023-Apr-17.04619223)
0.00012982 TDB
period 1494.965929002644
4.09
8.7579e-06
2.398e-08
d
yr
n .240808163594853 1.4107e-09 deg/d
Q 2.765556694772978 1.0801e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1934  
   data-arc span      9331 days (25.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-09-02  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49213  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 19:25:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34382 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23278 au 
 T_jup = 3.428 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.10   n/a E2021B10  

27233 Mahajan           Discovered 1999 July 13 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Rohan Mahajan (b. 1993) was a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors, for his materials-science project. He attends the Harker School, San Jose, California, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20110319/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

Alternate Designations
 1999 NP8 = 1998 HW126 
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