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117906 (4046 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2117906
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2340518300012585 5.4005e-08  
a 2.347536298369612 9.513e-09 au
q 1.798091131741824 1.256e-07 au
i 5.019657688864664 6.0323e-06 deg
node 350.5991324318285 4.4507e-05 deg
peri 42.15359988873638 4.6379e-05 deg
M 83.35834397165964 1.069e-05 deg
tp 2458296.297009879532
(2018-Jun-26.79700988)
3.86e-05 TDB
period 1313.762620819352
3.60
7.9857e-06
2.186e-08
d
yr
n .2740221058926759 1.6656e-09 deg/d
Q 2.8969814649974 1.174e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      523  
   data-arc span      21374 days (58.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-04-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57808  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 08:46:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .806842 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56165 au 
 T_jup = 3.518 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.2   n/a MPO412804  

117906 (4046 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20051019/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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Alternate Designations
 4046 P-L = 2001 AN24 
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