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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 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1415915080936656 4.4622e-08  
a 3.126399051218135 2.0679e-08 au
q 2.683727494653554 1.3493e-07 au
i 5.739662166616069 5.1327e-06 deg
node 161.2211462628216 4.803e-05 deg
peri 153.1862271337752 5.1331e-05 deg
M 139.6236489204993 1.773e-05 deg
tp 2458217.392244313698
(2018-Apr-08.89224431)
9.8673e-05 TDB
period 2019.133536666064
5.53
2.0033e-05
5.485e-08
d
yr
n .178294299739294 1.769e-09 deg/d
Q 3.569070607782716 2.3607e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      965  
   data-arc span      15956 days (43.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-10-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57871  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:35:05  

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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Alternate Designations
 1979 MU2 = 1996 TS6 
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