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15760 Albion (1992 QB1)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2015760
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06793501382346442 0.00013715  
a 43.77894337477404 0.0083994 au
q 40.8048202514321 0.0018537 au
i 2.182750044510911 0.00026388 deg
node 359.3391217936354 0.00095199 deg
peri 359.9532587232723 0.035471 deg
M 33.56166980605166 0.038447 deg
tp 2448736.855765096934
(1992-Apr-24.35576510)
9.0697 TDB
period 105802.5999625568
289.67
30.449
0.08336
d
yr
n .003402562887182385 9.7921e-07 deg/d
Q 46.75306649811598 0.00897 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      70  
   data-arc span      7707 days (21.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-08-30  
   last obs. used      2013-10-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .76528  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-06 05:12:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 39.8007 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 35.8426 au 
 T_jup = 5.902 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.1   n/a MPO284278  

15760 Albion           Discovered 1992 Aug. 30 by D. C. Jewitt and J. X. Luu at Mauna Kea.
In the creation mythology of William Blake (1757-1827), Albion is the island-dwelling primordial man who divided himself into the four Zoas (Urthona, Urizen, Luvah and Tharmas), each representing important aspects of human character.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-01-31Last Updated: 2018-02-05
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