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15963 Koeberl (1998 CY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015963
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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 .17283291143352 6.5346e-08  
a 2.67820803348752 2.8253e-08 AU
q 2.21532554163523 1.8198e-07 AU
i 13.26560029674162 7.0864e-06 deg
node 150.8554260883359 2.753e-05 deg
peri 243.7690372930623 3.4736e-05 deg
M 359.0836784262489 2.5775e-05 deg
tp 2456804.574837557510
(2014-May-27.07483756)
0.00011466 JED
period 1600.902524534438
4.38
2.5333e-05
6.936e-08
d
yr
n .2248731540383399 3.5584e-09 deg/d
Q 3.14109052533981 3.3136e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      928  
   data-arc span      12865 days (35.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-08-08  
   last obs. used      2013-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52088  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 21:26:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25379 AU 
 T_jup = 3.318 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO266041  

15963 Koeberl           Discovered 1998 Feb. 6 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Christian Koeberl (b. 1959) is a professor of geochemistry and cosmochemistry at the University of Vienna. His work involves the study of impact structures due to asteroidal bodies, as well as the investigation of the chemistry of tektites, impact glasses and lunar meteorites.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 1998 CY3 = 1978 PH1 = 1987 RX2 = 1999 JL15 
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