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173154 (1996 ME)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2173154
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3051374398310115 4.4194e-08  
a 2.211686634267839 9.081e-09 au
q 1.536818236978884 1.0063e-07 au
i 7.682217053969373 4.4676e-06 deg
node 121.6976199450883 3.0238e-05 deg
peri 208.6959351503704 3.0946e-05 deg
M 53.29568962380185 5.8187e-06 deg
tp 2458822.642000825970
(2019-Dec-05.14200083)
1.9096e-05 TDB
period 1201.389458596207
3.29
7.3992e-06
2.026e-08
d
yr
n .2996530370931094 1.8455e-09 deg/d
Q 2.886555031556794 1.1852e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      511  
   data-arc span      8442 days (23.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-06-16  
   last obs. used      2019-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5552  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 16:59:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .530714 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48654 au 
 T_jup = 3.583 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6   n/a MPO436860  

173154 (1996 ME)          Discovered 1996-Jun-16 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20080122/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2008-01-28

Alternate Designations
 1996 ME = 2003 SY268 
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