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15210 (1979 MU2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015210
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1415915070743188 4.4665e-08  
a 3.126399049264104 2.088e-08 au
q 2.683727496163082 1.3502e-07 au
i 5.739661829497077 5.1784e-06 deg
node 161.2211449261161 4.8516e-05 deg
peri 153.186231225737 5.1945e-05 deg
M 139.6236469456723 1.7977e-05 deg
tp 2458217.392256124095
(2018-Apr-08.89225612)
0.00010026 TDB
period 2019.133534773095
5.53
2.0227e-05
5.538e-08
d
yr
n .1782942999064477 1.7861e-09 deg/d
Q 3.569070602365125 2.3836e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      954  
   data-arc span      15688 days (42.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57971  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:13:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67166 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.74382 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO502285  

15210 (1979 MU2)          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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1943-Dec-14 14:05 00:02 Jupiter 1.78503542371775 1.78503464668209 1.78503620075431 2.13647590316316 1.90144768079119 2431073.086468883 2.02422502754234 123.576549011117 21.6304518544765 -88.6884715019976 1814973.15786314 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
1954-Jan-28 12:14 00:02 Jupiter 1.76606430643994 1.76606377060757 1.76606484227201 2.13620784888496 1.8984634589657 2434771.009920151 1.78579909958739 62.6023769090416 8.48095024405642 73.1321179676652 1929146.57291859 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2016-Jan-01 13:22 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92500085075205 1.92500036523312 1.92500133627088 2.65969871047083 2.48876962098889 2457389.057234944 0.303899297646099 53.2007330885761 15.3227842617821 -83.8545277296867 2481867.80908814 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2026-Mar-04 09:10 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.73076290528984 1.7307624092593 1.73076340132009 1.89274725442735 1.61360063774509 2461103.881883644 0.52525548861719 68.1448124243676 31.321979502805 -88.3002972256985 2112712.39315696 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2036-Apr-13 06:21 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.89814373134949 1.89814311469242 1.89814434800646 3.09348974685635 2.94570946169934 2464796.764768378 0.773793695551954 53.4526956199196 19.8734901226394 -88.2639607304773 2228000.16543323 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2098-Mar-30 08:05 00:03 Jupiter 1.77905038440169 1.77904978412077 1.77905098468392 2.15903052910488 1.9259268243415 2487427.836809275 2.54059773690222 148.666017247935 21.9871321276007 -89.3335421134955 1983569.19776999 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2108-May-16 15:25 00:03 Jupiter 1.78507303290337 1.785072114599 1.78507395120704 2.20181695083712 1.97458650804072 2491127.142231595 2.98319364731983 74.4395400080838 6.88653467428996 76.407932862097 1320806.61329509 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2170-Apr-16 03:28 00:05 Jupiter 1.90580085149628 1.90579917901116 1.90580252399396 2.60218917954703 2.42538651070564 2513741.644143958 4.52877881300515 281.217626439574 14.9100579572083 -79.7894450707273 2183915.30431044 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2180-Jun-19 08:41 00:05 Jupiter 1.73594282047699 1.73594227400275 1.73594336695202 1.95836574661609 1.69095590228812 2517458.861575705 5.07304746207498 138.853595678984 28.7598261743935 86.9594660824779 2203058.75432088 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13
2190-Aug-02 18:43 00:05 Jupiter 1.91783113508184 1.91782932584387 1.91783294432593 3.1405774501147 2.9966504290806 2521155.280133458 5.31294011948704 213.36100776998 21.9406423464821 -78.6223843472319 2044290.82454334 T 25 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:13:28 2020-Feb-22 21:13

Alternate Designations
 1979 MU2 = 1996 TS6 
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