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15811 Nusslein-Volhard (1994 ND1)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015811
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1660004635124252 3.6212e-08  
a 3.206108467034307 2.0862e-08 au
q 2.673892975435501 1.1342e-07 au
i 9.610750226153401 4.8435e-06 deg
node 225.5229855111958 2.5569e-05 deg
peri 75.08115419811845 3.1321e-05 deg
M 171.8667895814252 2.1224e-05 deg
tp 2457999.451297124222
(2017-Sep-02.95129712)
0.00011949 TDB
period 2096.842175925701
5.74
2.0466e-05
5.603e-08
d
yr
n .1716867412021934 1.6757e-09 deg/d
Q 3.738323958633113 2.4325e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1725  
   data-arc span      23509 days (64.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-09-21  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46964  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:28:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67925 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57106 au 
 T_jup = 3.149 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO452394  
diameter diameter 15.520 km 0.133 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.067   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15811 Nüsslein-Volhard           Discovered 1994 July 10 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
German biologist Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (b. 1942) intensely studied the development stages of the fly Drosophila melanogaster and shared the 1995 Nobel prize for medicine for her epoch-making discoveries of the fundamental genetic steering mechanisms of embryogeny.
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Reference: 20020526/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1994 ND1 = 1955 SX1 = 1988 PY2 = 1989 SG7 
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