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15279 (1991 PY7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015279
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09537295284102815 4.0434e-08  
a 2.175893885009115 5.9814e-09 au
q 1.96837246012706 8.7631e-08 au
i 1.932057472445216 3.7744e-06 deg
node 84.61193721462303 0.00011553 deg
peri 342.191922241007 0.00011713 deg
M 258.7261058347651 1.9151e-05 deg
tp 2459330.299507922834
(2021-Apr-25.79950792)
6.2713e-05 TDB
period 1172.34380914106
3.21
4.8341e-06
1.324e-08
d
yr
n .3070771536412691 1.2662e-09 deg/d
Q 2.383415309891171 6.5519e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1732  
   data-arc span      15474 days (42.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2019-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51352  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:15:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .982243 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82465 au 
 T_jup = 3.678 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO384887  
diameter diameter 2.283 km 0.552 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.145 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.407   0.142 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15279 (1991 PY7)          Discovered 1991-Aug-06 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1991 PY7 = 1977 DQ10 = 1998 XB76 
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