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10051 Albee (1987 QG6)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010051
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3445513164716897 4.2633e-08  
a 2.291879947620024 9.1557e-09 au
q 1.502209694472478 9.844e-08 au
i 21.85377819706815 4.5417e-06 deg
node 158.9089431815055 1.2717e-05 deg
peri 243.019805785298 1.4555e-05 deg
M 129.1870998241145 1.3002e-05 deg
tp 2458545.718413831353
(2019-Mar-03.21841383)
4.3969e-05 TDB
period 1267.319811681013
3.47
7.5941e-06
2.079e-08
d
yr
n .2840640513008983 1.7022e-09 deg/d
Q 3.081550200767571 1.231e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      998  
   data-arc span      11937 days (32.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-08-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55677  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:16:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .610824 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64523 au 
 T_jup = 3.427 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO259413  
diameter diameter 2.192 km 0.236 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.528   0.162 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

10051 Albee           Discovered 1987 Aug. 23 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Arden L. Albee (b. 1928), Caltech professor of geology and planetary sciences, was dean of graduate studies for the last sixteen years. Albee has served in many capacities, including chief scientist of JPL, project scientist for the Mars Observer mission, and he has been a principal figure in many Mars-related science missions.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1987 QG6 = 1992 EB28 = 1994 QK 
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