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27244 Parthasarathy (1999 VA34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1233745286002196 3.5482e-08  
a 2.396057108795909 8.6837e-09 au
q 2.100444692499009 8.3963e-08 au
i 2.03421713974413 4.3601e-06 deg
node 220.1905275520266 0.0001224 deg
peri 251.9787704165193 0.00012394 deg
M 151.8010209702043 1.9135e-05 deg
tp 2458429.262952022232
(2018-Nov-06.76295202)
7.1356e-05 TDB
period 1354.70325533819
3.71
7.3645e-06
2.016e-08
d
yr
n .2657408540072705 1.4446e-09 deg/d
Q 2.69166952509281 9.755e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1036  
   data-arc span      9644 days (26.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-23  
   last obs. used      2019-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55439  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 00:59:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11809 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4026 au 
 T_jup = 3.518 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO333069  
diameter diameter 4.021 km 0.110 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.069   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

27244 Parthasarathy           Discovered 1999 Nov. 3 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Nikhil Parthasarathy (b. 1993) was a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors, for his physics project. He attends the Harker School, San Jose, California, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20110319/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 1999 VA34 = 1993 BT15 
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