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15132 Steigmeyer (2000 EZ69)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015132
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09967899381857537 3.4957e-08  
a 2.377323234231969 9.5547e-09 au
q 2.140354046262205 8.5837e-08 au
i 6.390132389047211 4.9044e-06 deg
node 194.7638365909973 2.9066e-05 deg
peri 243.3657011446236 4.0308e-05 deg
M 28.64231884566449 2.5212e-05 deg
tp 2459289.978701129019
(2021-Mar-16.47870113)
9.3948e-05 TDB
period 1338.846473994813
3.67
8.0714e-06
2.21e-08
d
yr
n .2688881862054295 1.621e-09 deg/d
Q 2.614292422201733 1.0507e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1033  
   data-arc span      10128 days (27.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-05-21  
   last obs. used      2021-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51288  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 13:57:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.164 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59965 au 
 T_jup = 3.526 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.65   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 1.755 km 0.363 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 115. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Erasmus, N. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 166-179.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.477   0.230 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15132 Steigmeyer           Discovered 2000 Mar. 10 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of August J. Steigmeyer for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science competition. August is a student at the Canterbury School, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
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Reference: 20011002/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2000 EZ69 = 1993 KC1 = 1994 RL24 = 1998 UA42 
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