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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 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1267106506677601 3.9411e-08  
a 3.126482339184444 2.0537e-08 au
q 2.730323727685122 1.2971e-07 au
i 10.9183861647029 4.3933e-06 deg
node 105.2541960603107 2.2298e-05 deg
peri 185.3432354750877 2.9276e-05 deg
M 325.8300900800471 1.7225e-05 deg
tp 2459192.156578028668
(2020-Dec-08.65657803)
9.6512e-05 TDB
period 2019.214222453402
5.53
1.9895e-05
5.447e-08
d
yr
n .1782871752768213 1.7567e-09 deg/d
Q 3.522640950683766 2.3139e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1142  
   data-arc span      7584 days (20.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-11  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53114  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 22:44:18  

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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