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15050 Heddal (1998 XC96)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015050
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1232145386323646 3.4548e-08  
a 3.201974370125806 2.0762e-08 au
q 2.807444575398099 1.063e-07 au
i 3.903892815252685 3.9439e-06 deg
node 315.1462758893845 6.0954e-05 deg
peri 335.1038471207559 6.3575e-05 deg
M 43.47568457902366 1.9709e-05 deg
tp 2458347.762821778553
(2018-Aug-17.26282178)
0.0001137 TDB
period 2092.787843152675
5.73
2.0355e-05
5.573e-08
d
yr
n .1720193478655146 1.6731e-09 deg/d
Q 3.596504164853514 2.332e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1610  
   data-arc span      10664 days (29.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-18  
   last obs. used      2019-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49438  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:53:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79117 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.58728 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO332959  
diameter diameter 12.746 km 0.253 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.768 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.090   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15050 Heddal           Discovered 1998 Dec. 12 by O. A. Naranjo at Merida.
Heddal is the name of a small school in a small village of the same name in southern Norway. This school was one of three winners of the Best School Teaching of Astronomy competition held during the 2009 Year of Astronomy in Norway.
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Reference: 20110715/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-07-20

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Alternate Designations
 1998 XC96 = 1990 SN19 = 1997 WV43 = 1998 YZ10 
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