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95824 Elger (2003 FP85)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2095824
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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 .1686593960218397 3.6557e-08  
a 2.205415806997052 7.3517e-09 au
q 1.833451709011911 8.1312e-08 au
i 4.223630731434342 3.7905e-06 deg
node 311.8486067133184 4.3935e-05 deg
peri 3.198897631803419 4.5631e-05 deg
M 99.09637257347511 1.0003e-05 deg
tp 2459067.201761170833
(2020-Aug-05.70176117)
3.3684e-05 TDB
period 1196.283606552834
3.28
5.9817e-06
1.638e-08
d
yr
n .3009319847133594 1.5047e-09 deg/d
Q 2.577379904982192 8.5916e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      970  
   data-arc span      7579 days (20.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-05-09  
   last obs. used      2021-02-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50449  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 15:08:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .819049 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69209 au 
 T_jup = 3.639 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.27   n/a E2021B10  

95824 Elger           Discovered 2003 Mar. 28 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Thomas Gwyn Empy Elger (1836-1897) was a British selenographer who was the first Director of the Lunar Section of the British Astronomical Association. His book The Moon (1895) is considered a classic lunar observing guide for the amateur astronomers of that time.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-11-25Last Updated: 2015-11-30

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Alternate Designations
 2003 FP85 = 2000 JN81 
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