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15998 (1999 AG2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015998
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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 .04418994385328118 2.4816e-08  
a 2.207115603156953 6.3686e-09 au
q 2.109583288575746 5.3298e-08 au
i 4.257740211155393 4.1687e-06 deg
node 24.86735787100233 4.1442e-05 deg
peri 237.0371084430772 6.9058e-05 deg
M 47.80170426783585 5.4642e-05 deg
tp 2458841.470780180938
(2019-Dec-23.97078018)
0.00018192 TDB
period 1197.666903549802
3.28
5.1837e-06
1.419e-08
d
yr
n .3005844103506449 1.301e-09 deg/d
Q 2.304647917738159 6.65e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2490  
   data-arc span      11610 days (31.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-01-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44372  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:30:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0979 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.70148 au 
 T_jup = 3.655 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO384892  
diameter diameter 7.005 km 0.051 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.074   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

15998 (1999 AG2)          Discovered 1999-Jan-09 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1999 AG2 = 1989 AO8 = 1993 HY6 = 1996 HS21 
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