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15871 (1996 QX1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015871
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1772659881826248 3.4413e-08  
a 2.694491429816657 1.1929e-08 au
q 2.216849743860593 9.3511e-08 au
i 12.15634114588332 4.6427e-06 deg
node 312.1573670862592 1.7157e-05 deg
peri 85.21847274433004 2.1646e-05 deg
M 174.2055444877652 1.3601e-05 deg
tp 2458614.740604793564
(2019-May-11.24060479)
5.9292e-05 TDB
period 1615.524827879876
4.42
1.0728e-05
2.937e-08
d
yr
n .2228378009346002 1.4798e-09 deg/d
Q 3.17213311577272 1.4044e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2109  
   data-arc span      15172 days (41.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-12-24  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4506  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 14:04:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26239 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.38974 au 
 T_jup = 3.316 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.30   n/a MPO614063  
diameter diameter 7.167 km 0.394 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.198   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

15871 (1996 QX1)          Discovered 1996-Aug-24 by Ueda, S., Kaneda, H. at Kushiro
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 QX1 = 1979 YR2 = 1998 BU2 
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