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39882 Edgarmitchell (1998 EM11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2039882
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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 .01498263782572804 4.1468e-08  
a 2.365722762976154 1.1602e-08 au
q 2.330277995622402 1.021e-07 au
i 5.373702814110795 4.303e-06 deg
node 45.40219194345234 4.4903e-05 deg
peri 86.2445870004548 0.00016933 deg
M 326.7083095880304 0.0001612 deg
tp 2458723.407262695829
(2019-Aug-27.90726270)
0.00059494 TDB
period 1329.058813865159
3.64
9.7773e-06
2.677e-08
d
yr
n .2708683741038146 1.9927e-09 deg/d
Q 2.401167530329907 1.1776e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1026  
   data-arc span      8198 days (22.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55292  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 02:08:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34975 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57444 au 
 T_jup = 3.542 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO468240  
diameter diameter 2.490 km 0.675 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.285   0.169 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

39882 Edgarmitchell           Discovered 1998 Mar. 1 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Edgar Mitchell (1930-2016) was an American naval officer, aviator and NASA astronaut, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-03-23Last Updated: 2016-03-24

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