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6406 (1992 MJ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006406
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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 .1774845341990345 5.8731e-08  
a 2.276667012478276 1.2746e-08 AU
q 1.872593828242261 1.3185e-07 AU
i 8.175365657074478 6.5466e-06 deg
node 146.2218856750196 3.0085e-05 deg
peri 205.6149616490998 3.3572e-05 deg
M 126.1685665630295 1.344e-05 deg
tp 2456560.759599679420
(2013-Sep-25.25959968)
4.6522e-05 JED
period 1254.722538488413
3.44
1.0537e-05
2.885e-08
d
yr
n .2869160224328948 2.4095e-09 deg/d
Q 2.68074019671429 1.5008e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1048  
   data-arc span      13833 days (37.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-01-21  
   last obs. used      2014-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51679  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:16:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .870074 AU 
 T_jup = 3.574 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO313471  
rotation period rot_per 6.819 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Higgins, D.; Goncalves, R.M.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 16-18.]

6406 (1992 MJ)          Discovered 1992-Jun-28 by Holt, H. E. at Palomar (675)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1992 MJ = 1977 BB = 1978 GY4 = 1979 YN6 = 1991 CT2 = 1991 DQ2 = 1991 ET5 = 1993 XV2 
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