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15230 Alona (1987 RF1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015230
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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 .1660730184326313 3.2953e-08  
a 2.283459234451144 6.4659e-09 au
q 1.904238266917977 7.5722e-08 au
i 5.428144421315346 4.1738e-06 deg
node 167.7495635541149 3.6511e-05 deg
peri 248.6094017093504 3.8533e-05 deg
M 117.9564306431687 1.244e-05 deg
tp 2458587.540517868935
(2019-Apr-14.04051787)
4.2912e-05 TDB
period 1260.341744460825
3.45
5.3533e-06
1.466e-08
d
yr
n .285636813651688 1.2132e-09 deg/d
Q 2.662680201984311 7.5398e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1697  
   data-arc span      11831 days (32.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-09-13  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53742  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:13:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .923613 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.68963 au 
 T_jup = 3.579 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO452385  
diameter diameter 3.429 km 0.342 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.314   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15230 Alona           Discovered 1987 Sept. 13 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Alona (b. 1997) is a daughter of Valentina Arkadievna Andreichenko, who performed the reductions for astrometric measurements by the discoverer and served as translator for the Tomsk-Uccle Observational Program.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1987 RF1 = 1998 YS27 
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