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6815 Mutchler (1979 MM5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006815
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1914510091762546 8.0339e-08  
a 2.432129399461155 1.5661e-08 au
q 1.966495771487078 1.8975e-07 au
i 1.569089216701069 6.0101e-06 deg
node 251.1265238129694 0.00019725 deg
peri 127.7629976950346 0.00019764 deg
M 214.0455310129703 1.7926e-05 deg
tp 2458162.185664152881
(2018-Feb-12.68566415)
7.2953e-05 JED
period 1385.41039886217
3.79
1.3381e-05
3.664e-08
d
yr
n .2598507996588347 2.5098e-09 deg/d
Q 2.897763027435231 1.8659e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1090  
   data-arc span      13447 days (36.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2016-04-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53143  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:57:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .967846 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56319 au 
 T_jup = 3.481 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO337312  
rotation period rot_per 2.4384 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2006) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pray, D.P.; Kusnirak, P.; Galad, A.; Vilagi, J.; et al. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 44-46.]

6815 Mutchler           Discovered 1979 June 25 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
Max J. Mutchler (b. 1965), an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, in June 2005 was the first person to identify Pluto's second and third satellites, using Hubble Space Telescope images.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

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