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10260 (1972 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010260
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1710132204143642 3.3708e-08  
a 2.57924711625322 1.0898e-08 au
q 2.138161760658295 8.2862e-08 au
i 12.5950131800279 6.0767e-07 deg
node 247.069870320505 4.5454e-06 deg
peri 159.1384844237372 4.8935e-06 deg
M 248.0165125618157 9.3362e-06 deg
tp 2459867.140552194904
(2022-Oct-14.64055219)
4.1682e-05 TDB
period 1512.996269951784
4.14
9.5895e-06
2.625e-08
d
yr
n .2379384583753617 1.5081e-09 deg/d
Q 3.020332471848145 1.2762e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1709  
   data-arc span      17783 days (48.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-10-04  
   last obs. used      2021-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46215  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 02:16:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15286 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3673 au 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456804.5 (2014-May-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1693767233399689 3.3668e-08  
q 2.142613861006547 8.2376e-08 au
tp 2456842.633824658469
(2014-Jul-04.13382466)
2.7464e-05 TDB
node 247.1943215326054 4.5423e-06 deg
peri 159.4137872281688 4.887e-06 deg
i 12.59275648032022 6.0806e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1709  
   data-arc span      17783 days (48.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-10-04  
   last obs. used      2021-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46215  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 02:16:16  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3673 au 
 T_jup = 3.371 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.133549252219924E-15 -2.760405607299136E-15 8.008332045303625E-13 4.17538342540566E-14 6.51263937903248E-14 -2.019572607402931E-15
q -2.760405607299136E-15 6.785788742369189E-15 -1.920112357688175E-12 -1.006226342694077E-13 -1.492292294950423E-13 4.976641177742385E-15
tp 8.008332045303625E-13 -1.920112357688175E-12 7.542615320911499E-10 4.846803601511901E-11 7.197079887570616E-11 1.425401869994167E-13
node 4.17538342540566E-14 -1.006226342694077E-13 4.846803601511901E-11 2.06328308932167E-11 -1.154883504396184E-11 1.794460771610424E-13
peri 6.51263937903248E-14 -1.492292294950423E-13 7.197079887570616E-11 -1.154883504396184E-11 2.388290020628145E-11 4.699194659138909E-15
i -2.019572607402931E-15 4.976641177742385E-15 1.425401869994167E-13 1.794460771610424E-13 4.699194659138909E-15 3.697319390368194E-13

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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

Alternate Designations
 1972 TC = 1993 VQ3 
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