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15929 Ericlinton (1997 WQ11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015929
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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 .1177159535041722 3.7048e-08  
a 3.169199539361628 1.7787e-08 au
q 2.79613419374069 1.1432e-07 au
i 1.487036063748486 3.9101e-06 deg
node 53.42138349511374 0.00015428 deg
peri 166.5103293850084 0.0001552 deg
M 181.9626034896419 1.8453e-05 deg
tp 2460019.634578524311
(2023-Mar-16.13457852)
0.00010854 TDB
period 2060.7381115428
5.64
1.7349e-05
4.75e-08
d
yr
n .1746946872984657 1.4707e-09 deg/d
Q 3.542264884982565 1.9881e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1729  
   data-arc span      15599 days (42.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2019-11-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51318  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 23:27:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.78819 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.43033 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO452396  
diameter diameter 10.801 km 0.256 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.066   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15929 Ericlinton           Discovered 1997 Nov. 22 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Eric John Clinton (b. 1955) is an amateur astronomer active in the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London Centre. He received the Society's Service Award for his work as treasurer and editor of the club's newsletter. The name was suggested by R. Jedicke and P. Jedicke.
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Reference: 20050523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 1997 WQ11 = 1977 DW1 = 1999 BW17 
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