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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 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .141591509030205 4.4578e-08  
a 3.126399052481506 2.0497e-08 au
q 2.683727492810046 1.3488e-07 au
i 5.739661797684087 5.1037e-06 deg
node 161.2211416398928 4.7541e-05 deg
peri 153.1862300630782 5.0741e-05 deg
M 139.6236500974445 1.7529e-05 deg
tp 2458217.392237237883
(2018-Apr-08.89223724)
9.7375e-05 TDB
period 2019.133537889954
5.53
1.9856e-05
5.436e-08
d
yr
n .1782942996312216 1.7534e-09 deg/d
Q 3.569070612152965 2.3399e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      972  
   data-arc span      15983 days (43.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57797  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 20:26:36  

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 14:04 00:02 Jupiter 1.7850353959468 1.78503462525967 1.78503616663483 2.13647578202805 1.90144754080072 2431073.086401836 1.99819275619445 121.829391572914 21.6103216199178 -88.6370507044113 1834763.48890681 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
1954-Jan-28 12:14 00:02 Jupiter 1.76606428367736 1.76606375624275 1.76606481111167 2.13620776367455 1.89846335982826 2434771.009874275 1.76395565018213 62.1181265071013 8.46076290948064 73.1368960842037 1945881.14171408 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2016-Jan-01 13:22 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92500087285047 1.92500039609592 1.9250013496049 2.65969882071778 2.48876974083721 2457389.057258507 0.287280442419443 51.3735145101997 15.2001736696767 -84.2489425564857 2521967.66749921 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2026-Mar-04 09:10 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.73076287861744 1.7307623935289 1.73076336370568 1.89274718493564 1.61360055155761 2461103.881907596 0.497946397432375 67.0734655352158 31.0135358880707 -87.6566258596493 2136690.87759461 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2036-Apr-13 06:21 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.89814367937641 1.8981430959554 1.89814426279732 3.09348935038722 2.94570904119228 2464796.764813020 0.744705295863289 52.3891335556293 19.0394783156459 -89.5009321050381 2339057.66931935 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2098-Mar-30 08:05 00:02 Jupiter 1.77905040869509 1.77904981926573 1.77905099812557 2.15903065962913 1.92592697403941 2487427.836919113 2.47218754019418 144.167168433311 21.9656535598477 -89.3277366535545 2004049.30349951 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2108-May-16 15:25 00:03 Jupiter 1.78507295933038 1.7850720829394 1.78507383572065 2.20181650269597 1.97458599842426 2491127.142364467 2.90644496301885 72.8280542154108 6.83536845939514 76.5100087512558 1366826.41520312 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2170-Apr-16 03:28 00:04 Jupiter 1.905800960764 1.90579934070369 1.90580258083623 2.60218950798887 2.42538687359612 2513741.644324635 4.42036420073449 273.95680706675 14.80777337182 -79.8674722681029 2233492.62704807 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2180-Jun-19 08:41 00:05 Jupiter 1.73594278474592 1.73594225413262 1.7359433153599 1.95836569317383 1.69095583445509 2517458.861786617 4.953375896003 135.951584357781 28.6865882936636 87.0131086737484 2216217.67452591 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26
2190-Aug-02 18:44 00:05 Jupiter 1.9178310073072 1.91782926264206 1.91783275197822 3.14057646659932 2.99664938850829 2521155.280347980 5.19202790570063 208.243217624431 21.5043841892669 -78.8464020286385 2098977.3954941 T 27 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-17 20:26:39 2020-Dec-17 20:26

Alternate Designations
 1979 MU2 = 1996 TS6 
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