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15879 (1996 XH6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015879
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1086869642527595 3.9638e-08  
a 2.899037553506003 1.1797e-08 au
q 2.583949962560689 1.1635e-07 au
i 3.208368294429213 2.9562e-06 deg
node 109.6309110056587 7.0449e-05 deg
peri 243.5127343987437 7.2509e-05 deg
M 60.69283124097252 1.5572e-05 deg
tp 2459092.541645293300
(2020-Aug-31.04164529)
7.8505e-05 TDB
period 1802.931342252847
4.94
1.1005e-05
3.013e-08
d
yr
n .1996748248605868 1.2188e-09 deg/d
Q 3.214125144451317 1.3079e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1991  
   data-arc span      18015 days (49.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-11-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50324  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 14:04:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57969 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19936 au 
 T_jup = 3.277 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.73   n/a E2021B10  
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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