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27896 Tourminator (1996 NB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027896
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09035961815659301 5.4814e-08  
a 2.968060517580743 1.937e-08 au
q 2.699867702546487 1.6393e-07 au
i 11.41144178272063 6.1674e-06 deg
node 141.5085389458333 2.8135e-05 deg
peri 180.0587443979509 4.3858e-05 deg
M 228.338919726437 3.5771e-05 deg
tp 2459683.565684349867
0.00018758 TDB
period 1867.70187404674
n .1927502483145181 1.8869e-09 deg/d
Q 3.236253332614999 2.112e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      954  
   data-arc span      8683 days (23.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-07-13  
   last obs. used      2020-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55284  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 06:24:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68721 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08162 au 
 T_jup = 3.228 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO279806  
diameter diameter 4.466 km 0.286 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.169   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

27896 Tourminator           Discovered 1996 July 13 by A. Galad and A. Pravda at Modra.
Peter Sagan (b. 1990) is a Slovak road cyclist. One of his nicknames is the Tourminator due to several stage wins and good placing in the points classification of top races. He was a winner of the Green jersey in the Tour de France in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-10-08Last Updated: 2015-01-12

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2124-Jul-26 18:57 00:03 Psych 0.00442074811681766 0.00440497123784773 0.00443664235839101 3.39732142342707 3.39732061782457 2497042.289812278 2.70410556920949 1383.72183082457 52.704379100324 55.3122614805239 10306.2154082451 T 21 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-May-20 06:24:18 2020-May-20 06:24
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