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30426 Philtalbot (2000 LU8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2030426
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1437972190457524 3.8443e-08  
a 2.420483117802243 8.6907e-09 au
q 2.072424376715088 9.3245e-08 au
i 5.255223157635361 4.5525e-06 deg
node 230.414396483801 3.2484e-05 deg
peri 39.54871411051813 3.4575e-05 deg
M 202.9849467948002 1.258e-05 deg
tp 2459996.415804886091
(2023-Feb-20.91580489)
4.9372e-05 TDB
period 1375.47123890565
3.77
7.4079e-06
2.028e-08
d
yr
n .2617284824409871 1.4096e-09 deg/d
Q 2.768541858889397 9.9404e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1524  
   data-arc span      9085 days (24.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-20  
   last obs. used      2021-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47186  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 19:47:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05958 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31472 au 
 T_jup = 3.494 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457279.5 (2015-Sep-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1437678102447308 3.8362e-08  
q 2.072206836769879 9.3006e-08 au
tp 2457246.796556745112
(2015-Aug-12.29655675)
4.5271e-05 TDB
node 230.4357700215683 3.2471e-05 deg
peri 39.75242094610405 3.4586e-05 deg
i 5.256101791169208 4.5535e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1524  
   data-arc span      9085 days (24.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-20  
   last obs. used      2021-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47186  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 19:47:57  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31472 au 
 T_jup = 3.494 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.471671220281013E-15 -3.556457358535589E-15 -6.897303045818018E-13 9.084119739041072E-15 -1.928129115889646E-13 1.365931658348804E-16
q -3.556457358535589E-15 8.650120781772021E-15 1.714121911038418E-12 -2.212333894905514E-14 4.767241085964121E-13 -4.922695664940084E-17
tp -6.897303045818018E-13 1.714121911038418E-12 2.049453069566921E-9 -9.932348581445349E-12 5.455920978116588E-10 6.236706211219869E-13
node 9.084119739041072E-15 -2.212333894905514E-14 -9.932348581445349E-12 1.05435931267077E-9 -1.052116228057334E-9 3.091619090157639E-11
peri -1.928129115889646E-13 4.767241085964121E-13 5.455920978116588E-10 -1.052116228057334E-9 1.19618263569523E-9 -3.060220838592115E-11
i 1.365931658348804E-16 -4.922695664940084E-17 6.236706211219869E-13 3.091619090157639E-11 -3.060220838592115E-11 2.073423907106446E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.65   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.195 km 0.563 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.301   0.148 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

30426 Philtalbot           Discovered 2000 June 5 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Phil Talbot mentored a finalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-07-02Last Updated: 2015-07-06

Alternate Designations
 2000 LU8 = 1997 SF22 
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