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15208 (1979 MW1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015208
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1805691411721997 3.5619e-08  
a 2.643724574733523 8.8993e-09 au
q 2.166349498778052 9.4931e-08 au
i 4.650189333117862 3.3171e-06 deg
node 244.4948641101581 4.8826e-05 deg
peri 127.2356574501359 4.97e-05 deg
M 125.9825129948762 9.3154e-06 deg
tp 2458451.047055363937
(2018-Nov-28.54705536)
4.0108e-05 TDB
period 1570.083461321552
4.30
7.9278e-06
2.171e-08
d
yr
n .229287174133396 1.1577e-09 deg/d
Q 3.121099650688994 1.0506e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1700  
   data-arc span      14837 days (40.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51017  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:13:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17056 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3685 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO332960  
diameter diameter 6.760 km 0.610 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.074   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

15208 (1979 MW1)          Discovered 1979-Jun-25 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MW1 = 1987 KC3 
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