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15038 (1998 WQ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015038
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1918673698279118 3.005e-08  
a 2.387359824057432 8.7771e-09 au
q 1.929303373782706 7.1755e-08 au
i 1.939420365968184 4.8383e-06 deg
node 347.4890502362711 0.0001021 deg
peri 71.4259436298201 0.00010298 deg
M 310.7891317316689 1.453e-05 deg
tp 2459184.676313302564
(2020-Dec-01.17631330)
5.4875e-05 TDB
period 1347.333935003777
3.69
7.4302e-06
2.034e-08
d
yr
n .2671943388696661 1.4735e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845416274332158 1.0461e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1268  
   data-arc span      14173 days (38.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-22  
   last obs. used      2018-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5205  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-03 17:28:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .942706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49537 au 
 T_jup = 3.508 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO439197  
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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