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15964 Billgray (1998 DU)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015964
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09242976353373523 3.6132e-08  
a 1.952244254036845 6.6726e-09 au
q 1.771798779276126 7.0089e-08 au
i 18.07742144649631 7.1632e-06 deg
node 309.5523947778435 1.1731e-05 deg
peri 110.6291361620605 4.6264e-05 deg
M 141.8964990314119 4.4996e-05 deg
tp 2458607.792824817727
(2019-May-04.29282482)
0.00012353 TDB
period 996.3218545252623
2.73
5.108e-06
1.398e-08
d
yr
n .3613290207023879 1.8525e-09 deg/d
Q 2.132689728797563 7.2893e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1128  
   data-arc span      24353 days (66.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 17:54:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .848912 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.07741 au 
 T_jup = 3.825 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO492929  
rotation period rot_per 3.571 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 25-31.]
[Warner, B.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 144-155.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

15964 Billgray           Discovered 1998 Feb. 19 by J. M. Roe at Oaxaca.
Bill Gray (b. 1965) has made several contributions to astrometry, in particular with his Guide series of starcharting software, his Charon astrometry program and his reduction of the GSC 1.1 star catalog to the ACT frame (GSC-ACT).
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1998 DU = 1980 RE 
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