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15879 (1996 XH6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015879
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1119197287952761 6.1451e-08  
a 2.898313243795244 2.2469e-08 au
q 2.573934811585924 1.8347e-07 au
i 3.205655695185159 5.3829e-06 deg
node 109.6923811647953 0.00011032 deg
peri 243.762151695503 0.00011263 deg
M 61.90720831942356 2.4484e-05 deg
tp 2457290.576057346660
(2015-Sep-25.07605735)
0.00012203 JED
period 1802.255704691437
4.93
2.0958e-05
5.738e-08
d
yr
n .1997496798389301 2.3229e-09 deg/d
Q 3.222691676004565 2.4984e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1108  
   data-arc span      16153 days (44.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-11-10  
   last obs. used      2016-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55843  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 19:07:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56964 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18408 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO358785  

15879 (1996 XH6)          Discovered 1996-Dec-03 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 XH6 = 1971 VM 
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