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3815 Konig (1959 GG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003815
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .105335273331243 1.5585e-08  
a 2.569912738157458 8.7914e-09 au
q 2.299210277446199 4.2204e-08 au
i 8.643286105863794 7.3344e-07 deg
node 197.2144856831927 2.7536e-06 deg
peri 10.14098337424867 9.4246e-06 deg
M 344.7816420431889 1.0303e-05 deg
tp 2459264.112327581606
(2021-Feb-18.61232758)
4.3126e-05 TDB
period 1504.790332463497
4.12
7.7216e-06
2.114e-08
d
yr
n .2392359867242387 1.2276e-09 deg/d
Q 2.840615198868717 9.7174e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2753  
   data-arc span      24071 days (65.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-27  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43098  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:13:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.29465 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11756 au 
 T_jup = 3.407 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.46   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 20.129 km 0.134 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.239 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:
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3815 Konig (1959 GG)          Discovered 1959-Apr-15 by Konig, A. and Jakisch, G. at Heidelberg
and W. Wenzel.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1959 GG = 1955 HJ = 1959 GT = 1959 JD = 1967 EL = 1967 GR = 1969 VZ = 1977 UZ = 1981 RT3 = 1985 TC2 
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