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15878 (1996 XC3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015878
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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 .1706932990109434 3.9541e-08  
a 3.17916764079482 1.8673e-08 au
q 2.636505028078714 1.2629e-07 au
i 11.47045925801451 4.2946e-06 deg
node 108.40889827026 2.2653e-05 deg
peri 231.5548852095185 2.5908e-05 deg
M 148.3207195826225 1.4449e-05 deg
tp 2458147.462950856706
(2018-Jan-28.96295086)
8.1118e-05 TDB
period 2070.468229629364
5.67
1.8241e-05
4.994e-08
d
yr
n .1738737136113622 1.5319e-09 deg/d
Q 3.721830253510926 2.186e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1768  
   data-arc span      8545 days (23.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-12-03  
   last obs. used      2020-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49793  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:16:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64512 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71089 au 
 T_jup = 3.146 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO458972  
diameter diameter 14.708 km 0.317 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.918 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 0.068   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15878 (1996 XC3)          Discovered 1996-Dec-03 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 XC3 = 1999 JW88 
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