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99906 Uofalberta (2002 QV53)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2099906
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08756417382096091 4.919e-08  
a 3.211753202648145 2.3977e-08 au
q 2.930518686941435 1.5744e-07 au
i 11.66750822270174 4.992e-06 deg
node 161.1383805988453 2.3596e-05 deg
peri 219.893791322125 3.5418e-05 deg
M 58.20256429636591 2.4597e-05 deg
tp 2459056.599898583025
(2020-Jul-26.09989858)
0.00014405 TDB
period 2102.382223007163
5.76
2.3543e-05
6.446e-08
d
yr
n .1712343245963479 1.9175e-09 deg/d
Q 3.492987718354855 2.6077e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      562  
   data-arc span      8472 days (23.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-22  
   last obs. used      2021-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 15:29:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.94114 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.99426 au 
 T_jup = 3.153 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO493561  
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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