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15859 (1996 GO18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015859
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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 .1326112144389697 3.0099e-08  
a 2.266650000146376 6.9612e-09 au
q 1.966066790918874 7.0035e-08 au
i 4.574175409188619 3.8701e-06 deg
node 201.1654964765786 3.8404e-05 deg
peri 135.4601115700415 4.1071e-05 deg
M 272.8367510095077 1.4694e-05 deg
tp 2459302.290825636237
(2021-Mar-28.79082564)
5.1263e-05 TDB
period 1246.45075174855
3.41
5.742e-06
1.572e-08
d
yr
n .2888200753178445 1.3305e-09 deg/d
Q 2.567233209373877 7.8843e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1636  
   data-arc span      10917 days (29.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-21  
   last obs. used      2020-08-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5018  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:30:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .960046 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78682 au 
 T_jup = 3.600 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO319282  

15859 (1996 GO18)          Discovered 1996-Apr-15 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1971-Sep-21 17:11 < 00:01 Juno 0.0141481601760783 0.0141457766973177 0.0141505448860677 5.6068570152893 5.60685686192421 2441216.216245977 0.399050889316245 252.667483955811 42.7973627532002 63.5675772945458 44416.8001621757 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 02:31:01 2020-Nov-13 02:31
2050-Apr-01 11:17 < 00:01 Juno 0.0289097831039062 0.0289044301442575 0.0289151361093095 5.85164142434475 5.8516413524291 2469897.970174219 0.42718955983386 273.071976082562 42.5299056673788 12.4394928045198 26799.9984215592 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 02:31:01 2020-Nov-13 02:31

Alternate Designations
 1996 GO18 = 1990 SZ12 
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