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15246 Kumeta (1989 VS1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015246
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2037573903779323 2.9899e-08  
a 2.628498283977927 1.0455e-08 au
q 2.092922333021712 7.7867e-08 au
i 3.636046255257602 4.3576e-06 deg
node 117.542192992853 5.4819e-05 deg
peri 297.0198669878536 5.5956e-05 deg
M 322.6166785358001 1.1345e-05 deg
tp 2458762.134981611349
(2019-Oct-05.63498161)
4.9437e-05 TDB
period 1556.538881538653
4.26
9.2867e-06
2.543e-08
d
yr
n .2312823690238543 1.3799e-09 deg/d
Q 3.164074234934143 1.2585e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1576  
   data-arc span      23393 days (64.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-19  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53903  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:56:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1071 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20246 au 
 T_jup = 3.368 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO502286  
diameter diameter 7.978 km 0.125 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.070   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15246 Kumeta           Discovered 1989 Nov. 2 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Yasutaka Kumeta (b. 1965) is a well known Japanese amateur astronomer and keen observer and photographer of comets, nebulae, star clusters and lunar eclipses. He has been a member of the Kuroishi Subaru Association since 1992.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06
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