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17308 (6079 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017308
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1825663008977221 3.9646e-08  
a 3.187047954580816 2.0201e-08 au
q 2.605200398729345 1.2533e-07 au
i 21.17284695629301 5.9682e-06 deg
node .05005048203347844 1.2588e-05 deg
peri 91.7325507006401 2.2102e-05 deg
M 107.3718907402208 1.6149e-05 deg
tp 2458380.674521674301
(2018-Sep-19.17452167)
9.2403e-05 TDB
period 2078.171210909541
5.69
1.9759e-05
5.41e-08
d
yr
n .1732292306380478 1.647e-09 deg/d
Q 3.768895510432287 2.3889e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1705  
   data-arc span      21766 days (59.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41723  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:34:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72508 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73158 au 
 T_jup = 3.068 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO473997  
diameter diameter 11.693 km 0.156 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.107   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17308 (6079 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

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Alternate Designations
 6079 P-L = 1977 RE8 = 1997 BA1 
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