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15608 Owens (2000 GK124)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0419511127395772 4.1423e-08  
a 2.321105142333062 6.7271e-09 au
q 2.223732198826636 9.6735e-08 au
i 7.348497670440076 3.5894e-06 deg
node 145.8225194559494 2.9654e-05 deg
peri 43.32484467048182 4.8141e-05 deg
M 329.916511651743 3.7933e-05 deg
tp 2459308.436005198254
(2021-Apr-03.93600520)
0.00013613 TDB
period 1291.637506314088
3.54
5.6152e-06
1.537e-08
d
yr
n .2787159696433116 1.2117e-09 deg/d
Q 2.418478085839489 7.0093e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1870  
   data-arc span      13241 days (36.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-12-22  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48873  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 02:05:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23126 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54543 au 
 T_jup = 3.565 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.54   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 2.661 km 0.502 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.475   0.115 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15608 Owens           Discovered 2000 Apr. 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Alexander C. Owens for achievement as a finalist in the 2001 Discovery Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), a middle school science competition. Alexander is a student at the Tanque Verde Elementary School, Tucson, Arizona.
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Reference: 20011002/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2000 GK124 = 1984 YC6 = 1998 XG78 
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