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117960 (6784 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2117960
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0784823956742248 6.9098e-08  
a 3.00258070953124 3.0237e-08 au
q 2.766930982242015 2.1153e-07 au
i 10.21453723543951 7.8926e-06 deg
node 11.80887818327502 3.1925e-05 deg
peri 20.36487293793729 5.2673e-05 deg
M 63.93639259583597 4.531e-05 deg
tp 2458262.990431126372
(2018-May-24.49043113)
0.00023661 TDB
period 1900.380047441388
5.20
2.8706e-05
7.859e-08
d
yr
n .1894357923220109 2.8616e-09 deg/d
Q 3.238230436820466 3.261e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      487  
   data-arc span      21588 days (59.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57574  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 11:03:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77331 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15954 au 
 T_jup = 3.224 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO338089  
diameter diameter 4.961 km 1.394 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.114   0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

117960 (6784 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

Alternate Designations
 6784 P-L = 2002 TJ275 
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