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15979 (1998 QW34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015979
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2007799712110989 2.378e-08  
a 2.771341896982836 1.1962e-08 au
q 2.21491195069051 6.9357e-08 au
i 14.86934915808119 6.6921e-07 deg
node 175.1355145757018 3.7169e-06 deg
peri 131.5283217898288 4.1257e-06 deg
M 319.3173483572432 4.1197e-06 deg
tp 2459390.932180054162
(2021-Jun-25.43218005)
1.9998e-05 TDB
period 1685.130689648738
4.61
1.091e-05
2.987e-08
d
yr
n .2136332821017231 1.3831e-09 deg/d
Q 3.327771843275162 1.4363e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2010  
   data-arc span      25022 days (68.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-09-15  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49415  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 02:10:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14943 au 
 T_jup = 3.260 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.22   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
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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