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15368 Katsuji (1996 JZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015368
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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 .1308818241953296 3.0071e-08  
a 2.402482197367632 8.864e-09 au
q 2.088040944779352 7.1532e-08 au
i 11.373308424704 5.0243e-06 deg
node 164.1486252551652 1.6744e-05 deg
peri 99.17532157452651 2.6087e-05 deg
M 46.06461470154816 2.0181e-05 deg
tp 2458426.458171923861
(2018-Nov-03.95817192)
7.5961e-05 TDB
period 1360.155913890759
3.72
7.5275e-06
2.061e-08
d
yr
n .2646755392697674 1.4648e-09 deg/d
Q 2.716923449955911 1.0024e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1570  
   data-arc span      15600 days (42.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-03-15  
   last obs. used      2019-11-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50757  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:58:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10838 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4214 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO502287  
diameter diameter 6.178 km 0.078 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.080   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15368 Katsuji           Discovered 1996 May 14 by R. H. McNaught and Y. Ikari at Moriyama.
Katsuji Koyama (b. 1945), a professor emeritus of Kyoto University, works in x-ray astronomy and cosmic ray physics. In particular, he has investigated the x-ray emission mechanisms and structures of supernova remnants. He was a vice-president of the Astronomical Society of Japan during 1999-2000.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06

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Alternate Designations
 1996 JZ = 1977 EZ3 = 1999 CD69 
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