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9885 Linux (1994 TM14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009885
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06763965678973681 2.8932e-08  
a 2.358050853693537 7.3862e-09 au
q 2.19855310325696 6.9417e-08 au
i 6.10877985221063 3.9151e-06 deg
node 198.1688382633801 3.037e-05 deg
peri 254.5470836808046 4.3145e-05 deg
M 221.1837613758883 3.1462e-05 deg
tp 2459110.495035976147
(2020-Sep-17.99503598)
0.00011622 TDB
period 1322.598960836005
3.62
6.2142e-06
1.701e-08
d
yr
n .2721913525264277 1.2789e-09 deg/d
Q 2.517548604130114 7.8858e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2002  
   data-arc span      12673 days (34.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-02-15  
   last obs. used      2019-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48326  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:20:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22431 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59811 au 
 T_jup = 3.542 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO435793  
diameter diameter 4.570 km 0.201 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.280   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

9885 Linux           Discovered 1994 Oct. 12 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
The Linux operating system was created by Linus Torvalds in 1991. The source code for Linux was placed on the Internet. A massive public collaboration resulted in a robust, feature-rich operating system that has been used by several minor-planet surveys for data collection and analysis.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1994 TM14 = 1985 CT2 
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