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27233 Mahajan (1999 NP8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027233
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0810452496064996 4.0304e-08  
a 2.558537541198981 1.0956e-08 au
q 2.351180227544909 1.0248e-07 au
i 3.845698488573988 4.6082e-06 deg
node 281.56914009067 6.4458e-05 deg
peri 308.6989388029843 7.1531e-05 deg
M 106.7204876203089 3.2114e-05 deg
tp 2458557.369729864250
(2019-Mar-14.86972986)
0.00013304 TDB
period 1494.810423059874
4.09
9.6013e-06
2.629e-08
d
yr
n .240833214999318 1.5469e-09 deg/d
Q 2.765894854853051 1.1844e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1525  
   data-arc span      9103 days (24.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-08-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52969  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 02:27:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34269 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2349 au 
 T_jup = 3.428 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456504.5 (2013-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08017287268109534 4.0562e-08  
q 2.355828964047306 1.0301e-07 au
tp 2457060.168286509117
(2015-Feb-06.66828651)
0.00013334 TDB
node 281.6194278043561 6.4481e-05 deg
peri 308.2886021763779 7.1601e-05 deg
i 3.843604223681373 4.6058e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1525  
   data-arc span      9103 days (24.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-08-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52969  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 02:27:58  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2349 au 
 T_jup = 3.428 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.645307740487963E-15 -4.158732893852737E-15 -6.147424816907649E-13 9.888248703270904E-15 -1.120900829267014E-13 1.263875072410301E-15
q -4.158732893852737E-15 1.061199197362116E-14 1.630453292734821E-12 -2.648716460581279E-14 2.932128244241072E-13 -3.323980507913462E-15
tp -6.147424816907649E-13 1.630453292734821E-12 1.777963745232397E-8 -3.553582967943387E-11 4.1663070441662E-9 1.015679415727202E-12
node 9.888248703270904E-15 -2.648716460581279E-14 -3.553582967943387E-11 4.157793077462587E-9 -4.156239339888047E-9 1.899337266974347E-11
peri -1.120900829267014E-13 2.932128244241072E-13 4.1663070441662E-9 -4.156239339888047E-9 5.12669353870104E-9 -1.869624251743694E-11
i 1.263875072410301E-15 -3.323980507913462E-15 1.015679415727202E-12 1.899337266974347E-11 -1.869624251743694E-11 2.121318840006823E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO296349  

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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Alternate Designations
 1999 NP8 = 1998 HW126 
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