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18331 (1987 DQ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018331
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08343114427960513 9.1845e-08  
a 3.103686648011692 3.8356e-08 AU
q 2.844742519482744 2.8357e-07 AU
i 16.07241048730956 9.5192e-06 deg
node 352.442046469499 2.1044e-05 deg
peri 17.25453676264387 4.5971e-05 deg
M 172.8238567815042 3.928e-05 deg
tp 2456041.725619516838
(2012-Apr-24.22561952)
0.00021588 JED
period 1997.170896436548
5.47
3.7023e-05
1.014e-07
d
yr
n .1802549800031284 3.3415e-09 deg/d
Q 3.36263077654064 4.1556e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      905  
   data-arc span      30304 days (82.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1932-02-05  
   last obs. used      2015-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54776  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:51:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84594 AU 
 T_jup = 3.156 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7 mag n/a MPO256998  
diameter diameter 25.28 km 1.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 4
geometric albedo albedo 0.0365   0.005 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 4

18331 (1987 DQ6)          Discovered 1987-Feb-24 by Debehogne, H. at La Silla (809)
Reference: 20001111/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1987 DQ6 = 1932 CM 
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