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27438 Carolynjons (2000 FM38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027438
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1022726550556929 4.2577e-08  
a 2.68735271902076 1.2466e-08 au
q 2.412510021375372 1.1215e-07 au
i 2.808231708140603 4.0027e-06 deg
node 127.5588038153864 8.9543e-05 deg
peri 47.20959465837299 9.1462e-05 deg
M 133.6853036321154 2.0057e-05 deg
tp 2458002.960525477566
(2017-Sep-06.46052548)
8.8246e-05 TDB
period 1609.108892178922
4.41
1.1197e-05
3.066e-08
d
yr
n .2237263132096161 1.5568e-09 deg/d
Q 2.962195416666149 1.3741e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1155  
   data-arc span      10424 days (28.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-03-12  
   last obs. used      2019-09-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54008  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 04:59:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41881 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.00168 au 
 T_jup = 3.364 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO431816  
diameter diameter 6.850 km 0.190 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.072   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

27438 Carolynjons           Discovered 2000 Mar. 29 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Carolyn Kay Jons (b. 1998) is a finalist in the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS, a math and science competition for middle-school students, for her physical sciences project. She attends the Central Middle School, Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
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Reference: 20111210/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-12-12

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Alternate Designations
 2000 FM38 = 1993 TX40 
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