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27257 Tang-Quan (1999 XG34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027257
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1279421076285671 4.5468e-08  
a 2.287784937314307 8.4637e-09 au
q 1.995080910633426 1.0452e-07 au
i 6.79047447818422 3.4821e-06 deg
node 118.9988931397469 4.1791e-05 deg
peri 100.2993463480651 4.4776e-05 deg
M 249.3309898684156 1.8999e-05 deg
tp 2459389.048060986122
(2021-Jun-23.54806099)
6.7762e-05 TDB
period 1263.924758960896
3.46
7.0138e-06
1.92e-08
d
yr
n .2848270812385738 1.5806e-09 deg/d
Q 2.580488963995189 9.5465e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1177  
   data-arc span      11871 days (32.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-07-28  
   last obs. used      2020-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49701  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 00:59:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00043 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.41403 au 
 T_jup = 3.580 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO302226  
diameter diameter 2.963 km 0.680 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.291   0.170 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

27257 Tang-Quan           Discovered 1999 Dec. 6 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
David Kenneth Tang-Quan (b. 1992) was a finalist in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high-school seniors, for his microbiology project. He attends the Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, California, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20110319/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

Alternate Designations
 1999 XG34 = 1987 OD1 
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