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59968 (1999 RC241)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059968
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1267106552391062 4.2928e-08  
a 3.126482343761605 2.5071e-08 au
q 2.730323717390075 1.3595e-07 au
i 10.91838355145406 4.9033e-06 deg
node 105.2541817199918 2.5729e-05 deg
peri 185.34325156 3.2376e-05 deg
M 325.8300868045163 1.9479e-05 deg
tp 2459192.156596821763
(2020-Dec-08.65659682)
0.00010979 TDB
period 2019.214226887588
5.53
2.4288e-05
6.65e-08
d
yr
n .1782871748853034 2.1445e-09 deg/d
Q 3.522640970133134 2.8248e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      966  
   data-arc span      7202 days (19.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-11  
   last obs. used      2019-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55792  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 12:58:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71423 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.65997 au 
 T_jup = 3.174 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO347920  
diameter diameter 6.318 km 0.109 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.070   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59968 (1999 RC241)          Discovered 1999-Sep-11 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RC241 = 2002 CC3 
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