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15363 Ysaye (1996 FT6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2252761658003878 3.6345e-08  
a 2.270787688468523 7.8166e-09 au
q 1.759233344663608 8.3945e-08 au
i 5.273379529231755 3.7029e-06 deg
node 171.6666051704518 3.3772e-05 deg
peri 157.441171201391 3.4348e-05 deg
M 240.746911824581 7.7306e-06 deg
tp 2459414.528614097853
2.8101e-05 TDB
period 1249.86533561275
n .288031030017733 1.4872e-09 deg/d
Q 2.782342032273438 9.5775e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1887  
   data-arc span      10870 days (29.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-07-25  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53679  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:10:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .749781 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5855 au 
 T_jup = 3.573 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO467858  
diameter diameter 2.539 km 0.331 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 4.5286 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2014)]
geometric albedo albedo 0.321   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

15363 Ysaye           Discovered 1996 Mar. 18 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931), was a violinist and composer. A student of Vieuxtemps and Wieniawski in Brussels, he was linked with the romantic tradition and his influence predominated in the twentieth century. Each of his Six Sonatas for Solo Violin (1923) is dedicated to a younger musician, from Szigeti to Kreisler.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14

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Alternate Designations
 1996 FT6 = 1990 OK4 
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