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6063 Jason (1984 KB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2006063
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 180 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7662381126289017 7.249e-09  
a 2.213514299861442 2.3466e-09 au
q .5174352804585258 1.6462e-08 au
i 4.918579979771144 1.4181e-06 deg
node 169.3869338343066 4.5657e-05 deg
peri 337.1549641433988 4.5001e-05 deg
M 42.92070547552343 6.0243e-07 deg
tp 2459057.087741323477
(2020-Jul-26.58774132)
1.7938e-06 TDB
period 1202.878949717883
3.29
1.9128e-06
5.237e-09
d
yr
n .2992819851776711 4.7592e-10 deg/d
Q 3.909593319264358 4.1447e-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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37311  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 18:17:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0745142 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13536 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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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. 2020-October); 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, A.M.; 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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