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48538 (1993 RF15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048538
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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 .217606272850157 5.318e-08  
a 2.695997409061357 2.7898e-08 AU
q 2.109331461261835 1.4477e-07 AU
i 1.756455471804095 6.3385e-06 deg
node 170.2720306621811 0.00018379 deg
peri 151.8752683035592 0.00018474 deg
M 262.5347061275193 1.9489e-05 deg
tp 2457238.248965512865
(2015-Aug-03.74896551)
9.2621e-05 JED
period 1616.879417516709
4.43
2.5097e-05
6.871e-08
d
yr
n .2226511118268223 3.4559e-09 deg/d
Q 3.282663356860879 3.3968e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      571  
   data-arc span      8482 days (23.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-14  
   last obs. used      2014-05-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54783  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 07:20:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09595 AU 
 T_jup = 3.334 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO257194  

48538 (1993 RF15)          Discovered 1993-Sep-15 by Debehogne, H., Elst, E. W. at La Silla (809)
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1993 RF15 = 1996 FP9 = 2000 DU8 
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