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15979 (1998 QW34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015979
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2006632099130586 3.3221e-08  
a 2.771247747706618 1.3152e-08 au
q 2.215160279187474 9.3361e-08 au
i 14.86919139013641 4.3278e-06 deg
node 175.1362454961456 1.6554e-05 deg
peri 131.5205729954133 1.984e-05 deg
M 276.5838246201503 1.2208e-05 deg
tp 2459390.944428028612
(2021-Jun-25.44442803)
5.8051e-05 TDB
period 1685.044818348919
4.61
1.1995e-05
3.284e-08
d
yr
n .2136441690332865 1.5209e-09 deg/d
Q 3.327335216225761 1.5791e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1694  
   data-arc span      24612 days (67.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-09-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52563  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:32:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23103 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14976 au 
 T_jup = 3.260 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO384892  
diameter diameter 10.989 km 0.348 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.420 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.092   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15979 (1998 QW34)          Discovered 1998-Aug-17 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 QW34 = 1992 EO34 
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