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99906 Uofalberta (2002 QV53)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2099906
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08730782151869748 5.8016e-08  
a 3.212043874002662 3.1724e-08 au
q 2.931607320741012 1.9591e-07 au
i 11.6645967959299 6.4403e-06 deg
node 161.1546652831867 2.4341e-05 deg
peri 219.2788260060893 3.9201e-05 deg
M 282.4080160936598 3.1635e-05 deg
tp 2459053.694870351309
(2020-Jul-23.19487035)
0.00018694 TDB
period 2102.667635401699
5.76
3.1151e-05
8.529e-08
d
yr
n .1712110815512812 2.5365e-09 deg/d
Q 3.492480427264312 3.4494e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      388  
   data-arc span      7981 days (21.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-22  
   last obs. used      2019-09-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60981  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 11:49:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.94174 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98817 au 
 T_jup = 3.153 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457261.5 (2015-Aug-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0895439542416577 5.9331e-08  
q 2.921924314096914 2.0153e-07 au
tp 2456929.536578126310
(2014-Sep-29.03657813)
0.00016815 TDB
node 161.4822304371437 2.4205e-05 deg
peri 215.6671355731876 3.798e-05 deg
i 11.70052268657582 6.4609e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      388  
   data-arc span      7981 days (21.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-22  
   last obs. used      2019-09-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60981  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 11:49:35  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98817 au 
 T_jup = 3.153 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.520131621119729E-15 -1.184525300683195E-14 -2.552622020124202E-12 1.386225750145007E-16 -3.875958259260023E-13 -4.80061812909438E-15
q -1.184525300683195E-14 4.061501849337164E-14 9.286748479450798E-12 -1.258509180663783E-15 1.442291138926982E-12 2.011091060398375E-14
tp -2.552622020124202E-12 9.286748479450798E-12 2.827294385810029E-8 1.955399613894209E-11 4.94652823186043E-9 1.776430186239958E-11
node 1.386225750145007E-16 -1.258509180663783E-15 1.955399613894209E-11 5.858842696698244E-10 -5.695488312786553E-10 2.466317866804807E-11
peri -3.875958259260023E-13 1.442291138926982E-12 4.94652823186043E-9 -5.695488312786553E-10 1.442480369862907E-9 -2.107970590319246E-11
i -4.80061812909438E-15 2.011091060398375E-14 1.776430186239958E-11 2.466317866804807E-11 -2.107970590319246E-11 4.17437611440994E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO453453  
diameter diameter 6.834 km 0.303 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.055   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

99906 Uofalberta           Discovered 2002 Aug. 17 by A. Lowe on images taken at Palomar.
The University of Alberta was founded in 1908 in Edmonton and is one of the leading research institutions in Canada. The initials of its motto Quaecumque Vera ("Whatsoever things are true") appropriately appear in the provisional designation for this minor planet.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

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