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15368 Katsuji (1996 JZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015368
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1306874296804811 2.9724e-08  
a 2.402876288221039 8.7545e-09 au
q 2.088850562273257 7.0522e-08 au
i 11.37247529044818 4.9076e-06 deg
node 164.1431239543519 1.6522e-05 deg
peri 99.25700818851205 2.5819e-05 deg
M 151.8605851547356 2.0321e-05 deg
tp 2458426.597505069922
7.5789e-05 TDB
period 1360.490597111236
n .2646104285942122 1.4461e-09 deg/d
Q 2.716902014168822 9.8987e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1589  
   data-arc span      15658 days (42.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-03-15  
   last obs. used      2020-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50895  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:16:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10955 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4213 au 
 T_jup = 3.486 
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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] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.080   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

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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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
2183-Mar-06 08:15 00:02 Iris 0.0405156346243024 0.0405047003569567 0.0405265819190308 8.05057977543369 8.05057975780893 2518448.843812916 2.01695474724545 1270.91543807536 35.4579136946646 -64.6296503278876 154441.108286754 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 21:17:01 2020-Feb-22 21:17

Alternate Designations
 1996 JZ = 1977 EZ3 = 1999 CD69 
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