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242643 (2005 NZ6)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2242643
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 100 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8650498051726997 1.5011e-08  
a 1.833256428517868 2.0129e-09 au
q .247398312196887 2.7642e-08 au
i 8.416320896691573 7.4358e-06 deg
node 38.81078356751318 1.3163e-05 deg
peri 48.95785421079484 1.3709e-05 deg
M 119.494103742243 3.6971e-06 deg
tp 2459095.561863637749
(2020-Sep-03.06186364)
8.931e-06 TDB
period 906.6366096531629
2.48
1.4932e-06
4.088e-09
d
yr
n .3970719869096389 6.5396e-10 deg/d
Q 3.419114544838849 3.7541e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      622  
   # delay obs. used      6  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      5494 days (15.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-07-03  
   last obs. used      2020-07-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .32453  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 01:40:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00584339 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.90617 au 
 T_jup = 3.427 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456079.5 (2012-Jun-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 100 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8644707613473904 1.5346e-08  
q .2485657843121112 2.7999e-08 au
tp 2456372.019742957364
(2013-Mar-20.51974296)
1.1388e-06 TDB
node 39.5349184355868 1.2918e-05 deg
peri 48.16284182036285 1.3512e-05 deg
i 8.496195336688194 7.4906e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      622  
   # delay obs. used      6  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      5494 days (15.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-07-03  
   last obs. used      2020-07-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .32453  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 01:40:29  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.90617 au 
 T_jup = 3.427 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.354887584254087E-16 -4.295341237349186E-16 1.697261712328638E-14 9.062259983522062E-15 -5.808470935208239E-14 -1.739387313398778E-14
q -4.295341237349186E-16 7.83928866690134E-16 -3.09559943837298E-14 -1.652250674483192E-14 1.060165788167712E-13 3.062113064971758E-14
tp 1.697261712328638E-14 -3.09559943837298E-14 1.296908805738072E-12 -2.496961301082359E-12 -1.010951377758387E-12 -1.703387792767551E-12
node 9.062259983522062E-15 -1.652250674483192E-14 -2.496961301082359E-12 1.668719974706719E-10 -1.696037247338704E-10 2.547420856745686E-13
peri -5.808470935208239E-14 1.060165788167712E-13 -1.010951377758387E-12 -1.696037247338704E-10 1.825646557550201E-10 2.862210306302997E-12
i -1.739387313398778E-14 3.062113064971758E-14 -1.703387792767551E-12 2.547420856745686E-13 2.862210306302997E-12 5.610932216374801E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.38   n/a E2021B55  
diameter diameter 1.989 km 0.479 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...743..156M)  
rotation period rot_per 10. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46, 458-503.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.041   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...743..156M)  

242643 (2005 NZ6)          Discovered 2005-Jul-03 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20100626/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-28

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