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15359 Dressler (1995 GV2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015359
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0361311140386547 4.011e-08  
a 2.754081006283629 1.2652e-08 au
q 2.654572991373902 1.1347e-07 au
i 4.859457331048677 4.2078e-06 deg
node 139.8814792852486 5.2277e-05 deg
peri 268.4241300693385 8.0517e-05 deg
M 324.5192467986455 6.0056e-05 deg
tp 2459165.033305142736
0.00027837 TDB
period 1669.411850285176
n .2156448092413524 1.486e-09 deg/d
Q 2.853589021193355 1.3109e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1260  
   data-arc span      14955 days (40.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-16  
   last obs. used      2020-10-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51315  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:34:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66931 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27431 au 
 T_jup = 3.338 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO492922  
diameter diameter 6.970 km 0.171 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.063   0.004 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

15359 Dressler           Discovered 1995 Apr. 2 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Burkhard Dressler (b. 1939) is a Canadian geologist who has made significant contributions to the field of impact cratering with meticulous field observations at Sudbury, State Islands, Manicouagan and Ries. He documented the core samples from the Chicxulub impact crater that led to confirming the KT age of this feature.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-01-16Last Updated: 2014-01-21

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
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
2099-Feb-27 10:24 00:03 David 0.036843754047379 0.0368379415756608 0.0368495741453199 4.26365826274344 4.26365816657407 2487761.933469540 2.97165071508448 887.719567425731 27.7160480331252 71.0267898296514 187922.320323388 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 02:34:15 2020-Nov-13 02:34

Alternate Designations
 1995 GV2 = 1979 WN3 = 1991 LQ3 
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