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6059 Diefenbach (1979 TA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006059
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2183737083288249 4.742e-08  
a 2.435458884958497 1.0034e-08 au
q 1.903618696767725 1.1743e-07 au
i 2.342564301933966 5.3646e-06 deg
node 302.1480103858453 0.00012005 deg
peri 53.15451245914755 0.00012075 deg
M 250.9898863844276 1.5372e-05 deg
tp 2458020.872136314568
(2017-Sep-24.37213631)
6.0955e-05 JED
period 1388.256227371051
3.80
8.5792e-06
2.349e-08
d
yr
n .2593181236303431 1.6026e-09 deg/d
Q 2.967299073149269 1.2225e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1136  
   data-arc span      13381 days (36.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-28  
   last obs. used      2016-04-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50488  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:54:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .899043 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4731 au 
 T_jup = 3.471 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO337305  
diameter diameter 8.23 km 0.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
geometric albedo albedo 0.0413   0.005 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8

6059 Diefenbach           Discovered 1979 Oct. 11 by Z. Vavrova at Klet.
Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach (1851-1913) was a German painter and philosopher. He was a pioneer of the healthy lifestyle, but was not understood by his contemporaries.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-11-25Last Updated: 2015-11-30

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Alternate Designations
 1979 TA = 1979 QK9 = 1983 VD 
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