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34192 Sappington (2000 QE50)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034192
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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 .08315980227956116 4.6472e-08  
a 2.800269885429083 1.3726e-08 au
q 2.567399995427391 1.2833e-07 au
i 2.24020810844274 4.8775e-06 deg
node 356.3237317543727 8.5715e-05 deg
peri 333.1076396583471 8.8616e-05 deg
M 85.49246871002498 2.2018e-05 deg
tp 2458594.034565791606
(2019-Apr-20.53456579)
0.00010474 TDB
period 1711.584172534991
4.69
1.2585e-05
3.446e-08
d
yr
n .2103314612139768 1.5465e-09 deg/d
Q 3.033139775430775 1.4868e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1312  
   data-arc span      10321 days (28.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-01  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52443  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 03:23:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5565 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23851 au 
 T_jup = 3.319 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO502409  
rotation period rot_per 9.240 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

34192 Sappington           Discovered 2000 Aug. 24 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
James Donovan Sappington (b. 2001) was awarded second place in the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his earth and environmental sciences project. He attends the South River High School, Edgewater, Maryland, U.S.A.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-09-17

Alternate Designations
 2000 QE50 = 1994 GB11 = 1999 JZ34 
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