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17304 (4637 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017304
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .156555997233918 5.4838e-08  
a 2.239452064815989 7.4534e-09 au
q 1.888852413551165 1.2312e-07 au
i 5.360012199612612 5.3099e-06 deg
node 162.6210654113408 4.816e-05 deg
peri 216.0563386728019 4.9565e-05 deg
M 282.7666608232194 1.1727e-05 deg
tp 2459263.111290778467
(2021-Feb-17.61129078)
4.0202e-05 TDB
period 1224.083610626416
3.35
6.1111e-06
1.673e-08
d
yr
n .2940975574501588 1.4682e-09 deg/d
Q 2.590051716080813 8.6203e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1095  
   data-arc span      21403 days (58.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53477  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 22:17:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .89331 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.8734 au 
 T_jup = 3.614 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO435860  
diameter diameter 2.205 km 0.284 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.145   0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17304 (4637 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20000913/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 4637 P-L = 1992 EE10 
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