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6063 Jason (1984 KB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2006063
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 178 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7662247381638969 7.2536e-09  
a 2.212560496919458 2.3538e-09 au
q .5172419094955646 1.6469e-08 au
i 4.918861765247968 1.4261e-06 deg
node 169.3965047753018 4.6169e-05 deg
peri 337.1491174019091 4.5505e-05 deg
M 223.2533887614966 3.3519e-07 deg
tp 2459057.120315925627
(2020-Jul-26.62031593)
1.7956e-06 TDB
period 1202.101552970263
3.29
1.9182e-06
5.252e-09
d
yr
n .2994755302582206 4.7789e-10 deg/d
Q 3.907879084343351 4.1573e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1181  
   # delay obs. used      7  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      21530 days (58.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-22  
   last obs. used      2019-10-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37909  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Oct-04 06:13:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0744951 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13908 au 
 T_jup = 3.187 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO279578  
diameter diameter 1.4 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 48.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Aznar Macias, A.; Benishek, V.; Oey, J.; Groom, R. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 325-326.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.21   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  

6063 Jason (1984 KB)          Discovered 1984-May-27 by Shoemaker, C. and E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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