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15850 (1996 AE1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015850
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05213957514142081 5.7128e-08  
a 3.108458384741166 2.354e-08 au
q 2.946384685215974 1.7943e-07 au
i 15.09212368196805 6.0811e-06 deg
node 291.0483910501866 2.0794e-05 deg
peri 269.7846372057052 6.7103e-05 deg
M 86.88157240414849 6.5642e-05 deg
tp 2458517.395386745403
(2019-Feb-02.89538675)
0.00036489 TDB
period 2001.778466469727
5.48
2.2739e-05
6.226e-08
d
yr
n .1798400802237045 2.0428e-09 deg/d
Q 3.270532084266358 2.4767e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1266  
   data-arc span      11133 days (30.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-11-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49899  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:22:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.99326 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.94979 au 
 T_jup = 3.164 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO473979  
diameter diameter 11.355 km 0.139 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.332 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.086   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15850 (1996 AE1)          Discovered 1996-Jan-12 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 AE1 = 1998 MW46 
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