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10260 (1972 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010260
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .171169964089537 3.402e-08  
a 2.578543783873686 1.1135e-08 au
q 2.137174536984729 8.3384e-08 au
i 12.59749152280875 6.0794e-07 deg
node 247.0732811924804 4.5481e-06 deg
peri 159.2271697291517 4.8882e-06 deg
M 201.2635152929517 9.1554e-06 deg
tp 2459867.359664769116
(2022-Oct-14.85966477)
4.2014e-05 TDB
period 1512.377445928296
4.14
9.7961e-06
2.682e-08
d
yr
n .2380358163692611 1.5418e-09 deg/d
Q 3.019913030762644 1.3041e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1692  
   data-arc span      17448 days (47.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-10-04  
   last obs. used      2020-07-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46135  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 21:57:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15151 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36641 au 
 T_jup = 3.372 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.16   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.346 km 0.458 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.716 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.303   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

10260 (1972 TC)          Discovered 1972-Oct-04 by Kohoutek, L. at Hamburg
Reference: 19990402/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1972 TC = 1993 VQ3 
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