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1915 Quetzalcoatl (1953 EA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2001915
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5705411192644281 1.7143e-07  
a 2.54489487607774 6.11e-08 AU
q 1.092927705070038 4.5246e-07 AU
i 20.40033993844601 5.3703e-05 deg
node 162.9579419995969 4.9105e-05 deg
peri 347.8350003626243 7.2617e-05 deg
M 129.7963971341765 0.00010266 deg
tp 2456465.857677598419
(2013-Jun-22.35767760)
0.00040369 JED
period 1482.870405606118
4.06
5.3403e-05
1.462e-07
d
yr
n .2427723951054584 8.743e-09 deg/d
Q 3.996862047085442 9.596e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      49  
   # delay obs. used      0  
   # Doppler obs. used      1  
   data-arc span      18842 days (51.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-03-09  
   last obs. used      2004-10-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .83602  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:35:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .109422 AU 
 T_jup = 3.121 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.97 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 17263)  
magnitude slope G 0.10   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17263) Fit
diameter diameter 0.5 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 4.9 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P.; Tholen, D.J. (1983) Icarus 55, 495-497.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.21   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
B-V BV .784 mag .065 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=2; phase (min.=9.12, mean=25.63, max.=42.13) deg.
U-B UB .430 mag .030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=9.12 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T SMU   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

1915 Quetzalcoatl (1953 EA)          Discovered 1953-Mar-09 by Wilson, A. G. at Palomar (675)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (AU) Minimum Distance (AU) Maximum Distance (AU) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1906-Mar-06 00:34 00:02 Earth 0.0253292262871145 0.0253193534486789 0.0253391358304196 15.1209054557455 15.1139470047225 2417275.523682790 1.78642972539538 1294.4430763265 32.4533300192666 -71.9123507368814 89179.1247541271 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1927-May-03 18:58 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97941258493157 1.97940737331908 1.97941779654461 8.32365096555493 8.27208155147099 2425004.290566288 0.636595748005019 36.8273739958662 30.8157741965485 29.2536920136228 1168553.29096365 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1939-Mar-02 11:11 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.78357795849173 1.78357035843231 1.78358555853685 7.58241961331004 7.51952695892412 2429324.966006934 0.632063107435462 63.545069188223 24.0570389293911 15.4495921072931 632055.471812141 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1949-Mar-18 14:44 < 00:01 Earth 0.181766143378184 0.181764655527369 0.181767631228608 16.3843593993556 16.3834646904581 2432994.113866243 0.11608397493719 64.1667952394742 26.0040613786507 9.98876686165083 376154.441139992 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1951-Jan-10 05:45 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.7577724095946 1.75776273900319 1.75778208015392 7.48187699381561 7.41719205459146 2433656.739263155 0.599435133290253 88.3406841843109 23.3599254468831 12.3120077298772 468853.880935147 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1953-Mar-04 06:06 < 00:01 Earth 0.053299175272503 0.0532983429257199 0.0533000076203721 13.9382065370263 13.9346194587006 2434440.754402210 0.069865773916822 39.3216446031303 26.0345560891994 -45.0935080538115 202799.564795455 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1957-Feb-23 12:38 < 00:01 Earth 0.0935770712726054 0.0935749126367063 0.0935792299051772 13.6629248189746 13.6608406527447 2435893.026654228 0.0823712415994774 88.8598678548207 36.7605287126695 -9.68944753439536 130106.774261643 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1961-Feb-10 22:21 < 00:01 Earth 0.227496218741557 0.227492616358439 0.227499821118258 14.735362403316 14.7345675462005 2437341.431009727 0.109743215742162 161.327063727494 44.9407338989465 6.39537123264544 180182.620186209 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1962-Dec-07 01:54 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.91967530317547 1.91966382490891 1.91968678139343 7.98263139288186 7.92716466322329 2438005.579164391 0.511612834806593 116.463865288316 27.6934684670399 8.33017243864866 379895.778653425 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1965-Feb-11 07:47 < 00:01 Earth 0.249865033976367 0.249861511071647 0.249868556874987 14.6512972169326 14.6505693674453 2438802.823962513 0.0940167566762706 158.800499999283 44.9832899638807 3.85350901489703 192096.372453224 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1969-Feb-13 09:02 < 00:01 Earth 0.224170809000472 0.224167296987757 0.224174321006331 14.3345485799566 14.3337193750978 2440265.876139836 0.0972990801821853 154.65888150889 44.0341394469499 1.59984902632498 171909.596170794 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1973-Feb-13 00:36 < 00:01 Earth 0.230851739041775 0.230848468949164 0.230855009128304 14.3685036879208 14.3677003841552 2441726.525088951 0.0963525335471768 145.086719902174 44.5389306148394 1.75588326390757 188899.928859728 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1977-Feb-20 20:33 < 00:01 Earth 0.155344361290652 0.155342488350007 0.155346234228334 13.2873907101556 13.28609979335 2443195.356358364 0.0754843434008946 80.3528833304847 41.3962511512801 -7.31173925021595 226440.226844239 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1981-Mar-02 04:12 < 00:01 Earth 0.0832057664209698 0.083204678116796 0.083206854724859 13.3078901409159 13.3054836235845 2444665.675126572 0.0708877314057487 48.0639594565969 36.924845955361 36.6407258099851 221623.938165679 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1985-Mar-09 17:39 < 00:01 Earth 0.150743721341748 0.150741338462837 0.15074610421968 14.3769164938625 14.3756870011901 2446134.235358372 0.0932210108414392 100.692025598898 31.8797352265357 13.3769793026442 215259.653484173 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
1989-Mar-20 22:13 < 00:01 Earth 0.34615672936589 0.346152187150488 0.346161271576534 17.7136912529415 17.7132567068638 2447606.426030248 0.104445963548081 203.950889834594 33.1102578407239 -0.696337064126905 215471.215737618 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2058-Feb-07 18:14 00:01 Earth 0.364724916512082 0.364676096595214 0.364773735717073 15.8544020527886 15.8539412624474 2472767.259456480 1.13548095566732 2195.66504122464 48.0297770754796 -1.10841786719585 27048.971122188 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2062-Feb-24 00:44 00:02 Earth 0.133961469853244 0.133925168759805 0.133997778462166 13.0147690569264 13.013240711621 2474244.530505295 1.69134765806121 1847.1635003971 42.5798316111201 -41.2512810702339 235676.536496098 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2066-Mar-12 02:53 00:01 Earth 0.200247927025734 0.200200418004691 0.200295436735476 14.8782414085995 14.8773470621652 2475721.619851476 1.4325884410834 2143.27192793964 36.1929419173721 20.2196358925665 229039.065291866 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2070-Mar-26 14:15 < 00:01 Earth 0.412413538090729 0.412362653971417 0.41246442175548 19.5195436675707 19.5192126786435 2477197.093942019 0.997053631847916 2402.41595276708 34.0724701561075 -0.0193203763422695 22304.4089840396 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2092-Sep-17 11:55 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.8909700118661 1.89096431004501 1.89097571368809 8.49814120654216 8.44526752859717 2485407.996680740 0.811940225231176 41.4024155976052 20.6992293199712 17.4077862172753 1086735.94028053 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2104-Aug-20 15:39 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.74248573864053 1.74248197957751 1.74248949772034 8.0425506532607 7.98188077978547 2489762.152407161 0.710240942837287 33.7524962036898 14.8014914953289 -59.2989987233167 2093270.29757336 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2110-Mar-21 08:41 < 00:01 Earth 0.216558214911303 0.216540623892149 0.216575805813588 16.8449765379397 16.8442461111398 2491800.861756854 0.534758616242717 780.006506407591 22.5129031060931 -3.67874750243185 84152.0091135213 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2114-Feb-25 11:35 < 00:01 Earth 0.0779019795481915 0.0778903357739684 0.0779136237607949 14.0848406082371 14.0824120452627 2493237.982484612 0.650563508002714 505.694645694679 32.0153712910342 -26.4259396769682 127888.147486432 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2116-Jul-03 07:01 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.74777859666709 1.74776963490282 1.74778755841709 8.10517256888636 8.04515794072768 2494096.792617334 0.506453995871601 92.5699039837241 20.5472929832937 -23.7193147963642 771642.038331921 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2118-Jan-24 14:20 < 00:01 Earth 0.391092825360314 0.391085266453353 0.391100384279138 19.0293714389257 19.0290134149177 2494667.097186707 0.358653716167385 380.89539702232 52.0086749946667 19.776019695964 351222.217202112 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2128-Apr-24 06:58 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92708894198977 1.92707397435805 1.92710390954422 8.76820819711527 8.71793585259889 2498409.790437530 0.395077204842531 189.35476718087 22.4415964861848 -15.4311263709647 539875.410907148 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2153-Mar-14 22:19 00:02 Earth 0.101268920498328 0.101237709938638 0.101300131504022 16.12601835294 16.1243866879375 2507500.429796001 1.54110823548903 1375.17101872523 41.8595908481615 -16.7633999643087 86165.8754513623 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
2180-Apr-01 03:05 < 00:01 Earth 0.271988726121286 0.271981770026226 0.271995682243702 19.2900573220218 19.2895494741317 2517379.628516655 0.256465840275335 349.271322455069 30.9640083653562 -24.4376121698587 479415.982499662 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Jun-09 17:35:52 2014-Jun-09 17:35
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