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30129 Virmani (2000 FT44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2030129
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08144476151348919 3.3436e-08  
a 2.28774078607479 8.5447e-09 au
q 2.101416283348246 7.6096e-08 au
i 6.428176151484066 3.8201e-06 deg
node 63.90535356293002 3.7169e-05 deg
peri 183.7691889202589 4.5914e-05 deg
M 301.480319133876 2.7231e-05 deg
tp 2459405.950923383237
(2021-Jul-10.45092338)
9.5637e-05 TDB
period 1263.888171009849
3.46
7.0809e-06
1.939e-08
d
yr
n .2848353266194108 1.5958e-09 deg/d
Q 2.474065288801333 9.2406e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      988  
   data-arc span      10732 days (29.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-04  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58154  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 04:27:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08619 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53054 au 
 T_jup = 3.588 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.78   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 1.823 km 0.196 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.73017 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.254   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

30129 Virmani           Discovered 2000 Mar. 29 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Rajeev Virmani mentored a finalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto, California.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-04-15Last Updated: 2014-04-17

Alternate Designations
 2000 FT44 = 1991 VT10 = 1998 XC13 
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