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6063 Jason (1984 KB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2006063
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 182 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7660195649766783 7.238e-09  
a 2.215602222015329 2.3573e-09 au
q .5184075717457849 1.6447e-08 au
i 4.926567994394443 1.3993e-06 deg
node 169.2852778133251 4.4515e-05 deg
peri 337.3147875652119 4.388e-05 deg
M 101.4263385313872 6.9188e-07 deg
tp 2459057.121471748048
(2020-Jul-26.62147175)
1.7953e-06 TDB
period 1204.581294560824
3.30
1.9224e-06
5.263e-09
d
yr
n .2988590322841198 4.7695e-10 deg/d
Q 3.912796872284874 4.163e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1191  
   # delay obs. used      7  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      22176 days (60.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-07-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37293  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-11 06:02:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0748309 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13167 au 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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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. 2020-October); 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, A.M.; 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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