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15916 Shigeoyamada (1997 UL7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015916
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05098829731872735 4.3723e-08  
a 2.400545930229422 8.9823e-09 au
q 2.278146180611623 1.0261e-07 au
i 3.766035909388489 3.2842e-06 deg
node 103.8300564128991 6.797e-05 deg
peri 82.83557985133037 7.5367e-05 deg
M 235.6648961863999 3.4028e-05 deg
tp 2459469.696449622074
(2021-Sep-12.19644962)
0.0001292 TDB
period 1358.511930123717
3.72
7.6248e-06
2.088e-08
d
yr
n .2649958325851549 1.4873e-09 deg/d
Q 2.522945679847221 9.4403e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1801  
   data-arc span      11612 days (31.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-04-09  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48683  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:30:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28253 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43697 au 
 T_jup = 3.521 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO449066  
diameter diameter 4.468 km 0.086 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.233   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15916 Shigeoyamada           Discovered 1997 Oct. 25 by N. Sato at Chichibu.
Shigeo Yamada (1942-2002), an aerospace engineer at the National Space Development Agency of Japan, managed the lunar explorer KAGUYA and the engineering test satellites ETS-VII. Generous and thoughtful, he devoted himself to working on NASDA projects until the "fuel" of his life was finally exhausted.
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Reference: 20100726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-07-28

Alternate Designations
 1997 UL7 = 1988 GV 
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