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6059 Diefenbach (1979 TA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006059
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2179559815477033 5.0589e-08  
a 2.436560327568912 1.0187e-08 au
q 1.905497429773436 1.2479e-07 au
i 2.342871130519875 6.278e-06 deg
node 302.1921646275945 0.0001219 deg
peri 53.02573839187642 0.0001228 deg
M 199.2319634475394 1.5967e-05 deg
tp 2458020.885140358558
(2017-Sep-24.38514036)
6.3789e-05 JED
period 1389.198097572104
3.80
8.7122e-06
2.385e-08
d
yr
n .2591423070828922 1.6252e-09 deg/d
Q 2.967623225364388 1.2407e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1050  
   data-arc span      13028 days (35.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-28  
   last obs. used      2015-04-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51227  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 15:53:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .899977 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47229 au 
 T_jup = 3.470 
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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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