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15879 (1996 XH6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015879
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1089309811093654 4.1593e-08  
a 2.899540434310982 1.3052e-08 au
q 2.583690650035212 1.2318e-07 au
i 3.208377437557637 3.6737e-06 deg
node 109.6303190641652 7.359e-05 deg
peri 243.3680696878312 7.577e-05 deg
M 341.7410591132739 1.7448e-05 deg
tp 2459091.967174338285
(2020-Aug-30.46717434)
8.7365e-05 TDB
period 1803.400480129752
4.94
1.2177e-05
3.334e-08
d
yr
n .1996228813103668 1.3479e-09 deg/d
Q 3.215390218586753 1.4474e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1623  
   data-arc span      17848 days (48.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-11-10  
   last obs. used      2020-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5304  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 16:41:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58021 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19798 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO449066  
diameter diameter 4.343 km 0.129 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.258   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15879 (1996 XH6)          Discovered 1996-Dec-03 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 XH6 = 1971 VM 
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