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15869 Tullius (1996 PL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015869
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1837646894716997 4.2584e-08  
a 2.631760059804296 1.6135e-08 au
q 2.148135489650338 1.1309e-07 au
i 12.15096549577523 3.9934e-06 deg
node 219.618902550683 2.3556e-05 deg
peri 62.49035400610691 2.7491e-05 deg
M 243.2245937118609 1.8968e-05 deg
tp 2459506.344171876971
(2021-Oct-18.84417188)
8.5097e-05 TDB
period 1559.437108070295
4.27
1.4341e-05
3.926e-08
d
yr
n .2308525288624671 2.123e-09 deg/d
Q 3.115384629958255 1.91e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      786  
   data-arc span      10626 days (29.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-04-19  
   last obs. used      2020-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53512  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:30:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16309 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07914 au 
 T_jup = 3.344 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO332967  

15869 Tullius           Discovered 1996 Aug. 8 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde di Guidonia.
Tullius Hostilius, third king of Rome, reigned from 672 to 640 B.C. He was a warrior king, and during the war against the city of Alba Longa there was a famous fight between Oratii and Curiatii.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 PL = 1991 HS4 
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