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6506 Klausheide (1978 EN10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006506
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05037950940581989 5.0241e-08  
a 2.370415163446129 1.399e-08 au
q 2.250994810423596 1.1848e-07 au
i 6.400222547509405 6.4184e-06 deg
node 350.4386914300891 4.4358e-05 deg
peri 230.1677150843989 7.852e-05 deg
M 146.0745240740329 6.3274e-05 deg
tp 2457059.612392721642
0.00023539 JED
period 1333.015047315999
n .2700644683080309 2.3909e-09 deg/d
Q 2.489835516468661 1.4695e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1069  
   data-arc span      22148 days (60.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-11-23  
   last obs. used      2015-07-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50947  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:19:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24962 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4908 au 
 T_jup = 3.535 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO328744  

6506 Klausheide           Discovered 1978 Mar. 15 by S. J. Bus at Palomar.
Klaus Heide (b. 1938), professor at Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, has applied the methods of evolved gas analysis and mass spectrometry to the study of tektites, impact glasses and stone meteorites. He has also made significant contributions to understanding the terrestrial weathering of meteorite finds.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1978 EN10 = 1978 ED2 = 1978 GR = 1990 RB6 
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