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15048 (1998 XQ63)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015048
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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 .106333050826768 4.4694e-08  
a 2.430695670986438 1.104e-08 au
q 2.172232384659032 1.0807e-07 au
i 8.377992542663378 4.5387e-06 deg
node 326.9133277289662 3.1505e-05 deg
peri 91.17934815245333 3.8533e-05 deg
M 250.4799149351452 2.3718e-05 deg
tp 2459421.600328127484
(2021-Jul-26.10032813)
9.2377e-05 TDB
period 1384.185540361142
3.79
9.4299e-06
2.582e-08
d
yr
n .2600807402641079 1.7718e-09 deg/d
Q 2.689158957313844 1.2213e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1282  
   data-arc span      14476 days (39.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-16  
   last obs. used      2019-07-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50833  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:09:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20351 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59344 au 
 T_jup = 3.485 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO435841  
rotation period rot_per 13.006 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

15048 (1998 XQ63)          Discovered 1998-Dec-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20000523/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 XQ63 = 1979 WJ2 = 1990 SQ20 = 2000 FW48 
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