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4180 Anaxagoras (6092 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004180
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1919137242398774 3.5451e-08  
a 2.609882443795909 9.298e-09 au
q 2.109010184178764 9.2358e-08 au
i 10.89261126834254 3.8899e-06 deg
node 196.2799812363093 1.6015e-05 deg
peri 29.74630490275047 1.804e-05 deg
M 72.38661128702267 7.547e-06 deg
tp 2458290.839656598931
(2018-Jun-21.33965660)
3.212e-05 TDB
period 1540.032357397706
4.22
8.2298e-06
2.253e-08
d
yr
n .2337613221376177 1.2492e-09 deg/d
Q 3.110754703413054 1.1082e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2012  
   data-arc span      21615 days (59.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49776  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:40:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10827 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.88092 au 
 T_jup = 3.359 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO452223  
diameter diameter 9.719 km 0.061 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.079   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

4180 Anaxagoras (6092 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten and Gehrels at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 6092 P-L = 1980 GH1 = 1985 QJ2 = 1985 QX3 
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