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15265 Ernsting (1990 TG13)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015265
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1997488022895146 4.3208e-08  
a 2.428260394460841 1.0192e-08 au
q 1.943218289020224 1.0402e-07 au
i 11.47327635309388 4.4411e-06 deg
node 64.88627199698534 2.1491e-05 deg
peri 24.28034767561395 2.3776e-05 deg
M 147.0603302685479 1.0777e-05 deg
tp 2458035.908484045231
(2017-Oct-09.40848405)
4.0752e-05 TDB
period 1382.105870240841
3.78
8.7013e-06
2.382e-08
d
yr
n .2604720866551761 1.6399e-09 deg/d
Q 2.913302499901458 1.2228e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1097  
   data-arc span      25033 days (68.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1949-11-25  
   last obs. used      2018-06-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45348  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-03 17:29:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .964821 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34841 au 
 T_jup = 3.455 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO337388  
diameter diameter 6.308 km 0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15265 Ernsting           Discovered 1990 Oct. 12 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
German science fiction writer Walter Ernsting (b. 1920; pen name Clark Darlton) founded the German Science Fiction Club in 1955. His novels are characterized by his desire for humanity and peace.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

Alternate Designations
 1990 TG13 = 1994 WC1 
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