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15760 Albion (1992 QB1)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2015760
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07379893150311853 4.6969e-05  
a 44.09073297581916 0.0029306 au
q 40.83688399301439 0.00065543 au
i 2.17818207808185 5.5201e-05 deg
node 359.2431307417897 0.00086505 deg
peri 2.467787906446264 0.012074 deg
M 33.71534283152643 0.013192 deg
tp 2449381.649184391083
(1994-Jan-29.14918439)
3.0772 TDB
period 106934.8845608633
292.77
10.662
0.02919
d
yr
n .00336653470453883 3.3565e-07 deg/d
Q 47.34458195862392 0.0031469 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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .81456  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:08:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 39.8335 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 35.8806 au 
 T_jup = 5.920 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.3   n/a MPO531191  

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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