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15038 (1998 WQ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015038
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1919663747639497 2.9385e-08  
a 2.387551877541118 5.7372e-09 au
q 1.929222199048688 7.013e-08 au
i 1.939431097551731 3.2814e-06 deg
node 347.4881145461616 9.2024e-05 deg
peri 71.44389464191482 9.2657e-05 deg
M 4.217811019976894 8.4044e-06 deg
tp 2459184.712539805580
(2020-Dec-01.21253981)
3.1475e-05 TDB
period 1347.496519657302
3.69
4.857e-06
1.33e-08
d
yr
n .2671621000487303 9.6298e-10 deg/d
Q 2.845881556033548 6.8386e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1881  
   data-arc span      15176 days (41.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-22  
   last obs. used      2021-03-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47421  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:45:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .941923 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49548 au 
 T_jup = 3.508 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.89   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.160 km 0.068 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.213   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15038 (1998 WQ6)          Discovered 1998-Nov-23 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000523/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 WQ6 = 1979 QA3 
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