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6063 Jason (1984 KB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2006063
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 179 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7662255850032114 7.253e-09  
a 2.213020954107677 2.3603e-09 au
q .5173476789221573 1.6472e-08 au
i 4.918375419542129 1.4185e-06 deg
node 169.3964692809263 4.5665e-05 deg
peri 337.1379443126226 4.501e-05 deg
M 343.0592518956567 5.116e-07 deg
tp 2459057.085713989859
(2020-Jul-26.58571399)
1.7953e-06 TDB
period 1202.476827521368
3.29
1.9237e-06
5.267e-09
d
yr
n .2993820685443545 4.7895e-10 deg/d
Q 3.908694229293197 4.1687e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1185  
   # delay obs. used      7  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      21584 days (59.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-22  
   last obs. used      2019-11-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37911  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-26 05:03:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0744886 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13685 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457163.5 (2015-May-21.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 179 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .766468826575013 7.2546e-09  
q .5167202397621471 1.6448e-08 au
tp 2456652.903844253694
(2013-Dec-26.40384425)
2.2101e-06 TDB
node 169.4469726440578 4.5654e-05 deg
peri 337.093010149521 4.4998e-05 deg
i 4.92028144281818 1.4191e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1185  
   # delay obs. used      7  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      21584 days (59.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-22  
   last obs. used      2019-11-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37911  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-26 05:03:37  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13685 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.262919046866861E-17 -1.192865571390881E-16 1.036751919506938E-14 -4.50812779868475E-14 4.050986170043013E-14 4.692330398982966E-15
q -1.192865571390881E-16 2.705228424788033E-16 -2.413068386513039E-14 9.821738921051985E-14 -8.757039964402503E-14 -1.04971816279971E-14
tp 1.036751919506938E-14 -2.413068386513039E-14 4.884500007217586E-12 2.607347994717508E-11 -2.787202289496811E-11 8.343479127239408E-13
node -4.50812779868475E-14 9.821738921051985E-14 2.607347994717508E-11 2.084290894595536E-9 -2.053755794534099E-9 4.527305657753765E-11
peri 4.050986170043013E-14 -8.757039964402503E-14 -2.787202289496811E-11 -2.053755794534099E-9 2.024815177497067E-9 -4.445230038032898E-11
i 4.692330398982966E-15 -1.04971816279971E-14 8.343479127239408E-13 4.527305657753765E-11 -4.445230038032898E-11 2.013710404430797E-12

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO279578  
diameter diameter 1.4 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 48.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Aznar Macias, A.; Benishek, V.; Oey, J.; Groom, R. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 325-326.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.21   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  

6063 Jason (1984 KB)          Discovered 1984-May-27 by Shoemaker, C. and E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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