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15760 Albion (1992 QB1)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2015760
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07095576580673071 4.6504e-05  
a 43.92548221450203 0.0029065 au
q 40.80871598554211 0.00067178 au
i 2.179672435758199 5.5297e-05 deg
node 359.2764271365054 0.0008654 deg
peri .7764584153195069 0.013372 deg
M 34.04050462743012 0.014458 deg
tp 2448945.855440573718
(1992-Nov-19.35544057)
3.4086 TDB
period 106334.2650471961
291.13
10.554
0.0289
d
yr
n .003385550272437724 3.3603e-07 deg/d
Q 47.04224844346195 0.0031127 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      91  
   data-arc span      9621 days (26.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-08-30  
   last obs. used      2019-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .8145  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:27:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 39.8057 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 35.8489 au 
 T_jup = 5.911 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456199.5 (2012-Sep-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07353457054586368 4.7559e-05  
q 40.92962799387821 0.0006284 au
tp 2450216.055952754137
(1996-May-12.55595275)
2.7254 TDB
node 359.4257088899038 0.00085775 deg
peri 5.619573719012011 0.010652 deg
i 2.186207962508269 5.5259e-05 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      91  
   data-arc span      9621 days (26.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-08-30  
   last obs. used      2019-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .8145  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:27:12  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 35.8489 au 
 T_jup = 5.911 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.26187301531063E-9 2.938629850717289E-8 8.89258017429042E-5 -1.17275211513948E-10 3.464668471245442E-7 2.049485640133996E-11
q 2.938629850717289E-8 3.948903506470969E-7 .001374736240366012 -1.672340040387744E-9 5.356683613884106E-6 2.514203552287602E-10
tp 8.89258017429042E-5 .001374736240366012 7.427549102960491 -7.210962442584334E-6 .02893504030976927 5.302681381263526E-7
node -1.17275211513948E-10 -1.672340040387744E-9 -7.210962442584334E-6 7.357413378605268E-7 -7.632934849244937E-7 4.32912136503776E-8
peri 3.464668471245442E-7 5.356683613884106E-6 .02893504030976927 -7.632934849244937E-7 .0001134558555153545 -4.119388274367778E-8
i 2.049485640133996E-11 2.514203552287602E-10 5.302681381263526E-7 4.32912136503776E-8 -4.119388274367778E-8 3.053517666329291E-9

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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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