My Planetoid

106545 Colanduno is an planetoid. It was discovered by Jeffrey S. Medkeff on November 28, 2000. Its provisional name was 2000 WL68. It was named after Derek Colanduno, American producer and co-host of the podcast Skepticality.

You can track, and see my Planetoid in real-time at the JPL Small-Body Database system online at this link.

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)

 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09251129928084069 4.3181e-08  
a 3.036265320568256 2.5009e-08 au
q 2.755376470801128 1.3784e-07 au
i .6027921435683937 4.699e-06 deg
node 58.2765640040347 0.00045242 deg
peri 272.7016742892559 0.00045316 deg
M 252.2726368222791 2.71e-05 deg
tp 2459178.771161841243
0.00014826 TDB
period 1932.448842355967
n .1862921243292018 2.3017e-09 deg/d
Q 3.317154170335384 2.7323e-08 au

Orbit Determination Parameters

   # obs. used (total)      613  
   data-arc span      7173 days (19.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-13  
   last obs. used      2019-05-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60366  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 06:42:45  

Additional Information

 Earth MOID = 1.74372 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98219 au 
 T_jup = 3.235 
106545 Colanduno Discovered 2000 Nov. 28 by Jeff Medkeff at Junk Bond Observatory.
Derek Colanduno produces and co-hosts Skepticality, a podcast talk show that reports science news and comments critically on urban legends and pseudoscience. His work has promoted science and informed thousands of listeners.
Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arc Last Updated: 2006-04-17

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Alternate Designations

 2000 WL68 = 1999 RO119 
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