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15604 Fruits (2000 GT108)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1833121308323589 3.0988e-08  
a 2.269325056250914 8.114e-09 au
q 1.853330244638296 7.1604e-08 au
i 8.694935100674877 4.8385e-06 deg
node 177.9589698456174 2.2414e-05 deg
peri 110.550469245373 2.7252e-05 deg
M 319.8426927204596 1.849e-05 deg
tp 2459339.785392511183
(2021-May-05.28539251)
6.4499e-05 TDB
period 1248.657957939647
3.42
6.6969e-06
1.834e-08
d
yr
n .2883095388220002 1.5463e-09 deg/d
Q 2.685319867863531 9.6014e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1477  
   data-arc span      16140 days (44.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-04-04  
   last obs. used      2020-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54959  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:03:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .857076 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53284 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.79   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.341 km 0.132 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.275   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15604 Fruits           Discovered 2000 Apr. 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Benjamin R. Fruits for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science competition. Benjamin is a student at the Seven Springs Middle School, New Port Richey, Florida.
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Reference: 20011002/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2000 GT108 = 1976 GL7 = 1993 FV40 = 1993 HA9 
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