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11450 Shearer (1979 QJ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011450
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1030779926310652 4.3699e-08  
a 2.240689111658111 8.387e-09 au
q 2.009723375918108 9.7006e-08 au
i 7.716234040735977 4.7633e-06 deg
node 148.2522059209655 2.7449e-05 deg
peri 32.29330336003731 3.336e-05 deg
M 194.7378411445962 1.8162e-05 deg
tp 2459562.895391827092
(2021-Dec-14.39539183)
6.2291e-05 TDB
period 1225.098004649072
3.35
6.8784e-06
1.883e-08
d
yr
n .2938540415818583 1.6499e-09 deg/d
Q 2.471654847398114 9.2516e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1619  
   data-arc span      14650 days (40.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-22  
   last obs. used      2019-10-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52312  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:31:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01843 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49387 au 
 T_jup = 3.616 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO337355  
diameter diameter 4.977 km 1.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
rotation period rot_per 5.422 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.131   0.069 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

11450 Shearer           Discovered 1979 Aug. 22 by C.-I. Lagerkvist at the European Southern Observatory.
Andrew Shearer (b. 1953), of the National University of Ireland, Galway, leads the group working in the field of high-time-resolution astrophysics and image processing. He was responsible for the measurements of the pulsed optical emission from PSR 0656 - 14 and Geminga.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1979 QJ1 = 1988 CC1 
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