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15448 Siegwarth (1998 XT21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015448
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01804081392893939 3.5347e-08  
a 2.66761055150402 1.1701e-08 au
q 2.619484685909461 9.5668e-08 au
i 2.522628662359941 3.3874e-06 deg
node 272.0864122206702 8.8161e-05 deg
peri 260.1305125589842 0.00013308 deg
M 177.8921898618644 0.00010079 deg
tp 2457814.112779354012
(2017-Mar-01.61277935)
0.00044512 TDB
period 1591.409941337988
4.36
1.047e-05
2.867e-08
d
yr
n .2262144973766644 1.4883e-09 deg/d
Q 2.715736417098579 1.1912e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1551  
   data-arc span      11870 days (32.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-05-30  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51322  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:59:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62433 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25605 au 
 T_jup = 3.381 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO412297  
diameter diameter 7.629 km 0.167 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.070   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15448 Siegwarth           Discovered 1998 Dec. 10 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
James David Siegwarth (b. 1934), a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, devoted 37 years to cryogenics and dilution refrigeration research. In retirement, his scientific work continues, including the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, Drinker nisti.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14

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Alternate Designations
 1998 XT21 = 1987 KP1 
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