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15879 (1996 XH6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015879
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1121771640417067 7.9717e-08  
a 2.89860278725435 3.3901e-08 AU
q 2.573445746896771 2.3483e-07 AU
i 3.205758030949426 7.3268e-06 deg
node 109.6981436116918 0.00014178 deg
peri 244.007834240629 0.00014478 deg
M 261.9324962343691 3.5509e-05 deg
tp 2457291.525566233506
(2015-Sep-26.02556623)
0.00018222 JED
period 1802.525781287535
4.94
3.1622e-05
8.658e-08
d
yr
n .1997197508835928 3.5037e-09 deg/d
Q 3.22375982761193 3.7703e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      899  
   data-arc span      15477 days (42.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-11-10  
   last obs. used      2014-03-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57541  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:08:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56886 AU 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO266040  

15879 (1996 XH6)          Discovered 1996-Dec-03 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura (905)
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 XH6 = 1971 VM 
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