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13153 (1995 QC3)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013153
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .367017386373901 4.3768e-08  
a 2.416009100972011 1.2441e-08 au
q 1.529291755277705 1.06e-07 au
i 5.638588361089958 5.3866e-06 deg
node 336.8025972288485 4.4786e-05 deg
peri 345.1317995208602 4.5516e-05 deg
M 226.0790957359293 1.3459e-05 deg
tp 2459510.760732418260
5.4412e-05 TDB
period 1371.659373717777
n .2624558304327756 2.0273e-09 deg/d
Q 3.302726446666318 1.7008e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      616  
   data-arc span      14436 days (39.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58504  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:50:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .517863 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04615 au 
 T_jup = 3.415 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO412278  

13153 (1995 QC3)          Discovered 1995-Aug-31 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000124/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1995 QC3 = 1980 TL6 = 1980 TZ6 
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