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4180 Anaxagoras (6092 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004180
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1916484403164476 3.5382e-08  
a 2.610138981308992 9.2165e-09 au
q 2.109909916531962 9.2118e-08 au
i 10.89143536191766 3.8869e-06 deg
node 196.2795552658202 1.5945e-05 deg
peri 29.74742829564362 1.7974e-05 deg
M 165.9086641697852 7.6328e-06 deg
tp 2458290.660043767430
(2018-Jun-21.16004377)
3.2143e-05 TDB
period 1540.259428417867
4.22
8.158e-06
2.234e-08
d
yr
n .2337268601366634 1.2379e-09 deg/d
Q 3.110368046086021 1.0983e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2026  
   data-arc span      21666 days (59.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49916  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:06:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10905 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.88061 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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