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15604 Fruits (2000 GT108)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1832641901317942 3.1268e-08  
a 2.269547596807487 8.2812e-09 au
q 1.853620794513003 7.2091e-08 au
i 8.694452674244378 4.9842e-06 deg
node 177.9588502497045 2.381e-05 deg
peri 110.5133904660502 2.8647e-05 deg
M 262.2155166566533 1.8567e-05 deg
tp 2459339.714817159970
(2021-May-05.21481716)
6.5242e-05 TDB
period 1248.841636242055
3.42
6.8352e-06
1.871e-08
d
yr
n .2882671345610257 1.5778e-09 deg/d
Q 2.685474399101971 9.7988e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1336  
   data-arc span      16012 days (43.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-04-04  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55293  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:22:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .859239 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53334 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO467862  
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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