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6726 Suthers (1991 PS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006726
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .094052122967876 1.7734e-08  
a 2.286884666099675 5.7671e-09 au
q 2.071798308270318 4.077e-08 au
i 4.303162315519646 4.6872e-07 deg
node 277.635905692734 8.0652e-06 deg
peri 146.824579892893 1.506e-05 deg
M 133.5920599628819 1.3083e-05 deg
tp 2458927.748180515862
(2020-Mar-19.24818052)
4.5602e-05 TDB
period 1263.178777699635
3.46
4.7783e-06
1.308e-08
d
yr
n .2849952883594142 1.0781e-09 deg/d
Q 2.501971023929031 6.3095e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2422  
   data-arc span      24764 days (67.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45784  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 00:43:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08662 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.72479 au 
 T_jup = 3.592 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457455.5 (2016-Mar-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09344227451222344 1.7666e-08  
q 2.073595454938173 4.0567e-08 au
tp 2457662.084931092346
(2016-Sep-30.58493109)
4.5458e-05 TDB
node 277.7185112010099 8.0761e-06 deg
peri 146.1994996237957 1.5152e-05 deg
i 4.299220553829759 4.6853e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2422  
   data-arc span      24764 days (67.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45784  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 00:43:24  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.72479 au 
 T_jup = 3.592 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.120921016362516E-16 -7.107178945444769E-16 -3.53325619783316E-14 2.724760282903393E-15 1.235614045296916E-14 2.047267917318761E-16
q -7.107178945444769E-16 1.645654143778926E-15 9.40058122737882E-14 -6.901844167787287E-15 -2.59273763586422E-14 -4.59878776798994E-16
tp -3.53325619783316E-14 9.40058122737882E-14 2.066425100066989E-9 -3.836910003073345E-11 5.771762930968244E-10 4.469769771381496E-13
node 2.724760282903393E-15 -6.901844167787287E-15 -3.836910003073345E-11 6.522394856662923E-11 -7.576729330374308E-11 1.672665480135084E-12
peri 1.235614045296916E-14 -2.59273763586422E-14 5.771762930968244E-10 -7.576729330374308E-11 2.295891118174488E-10 -1.535764004137562E-12
i 2.047267917318761E-16 -4.59878776798994E-16 4.469769771381496E-13 1.672665480135084E-12 -1.535764004137562E-12 2.195162779277804E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.00   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.455 km 0.404 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.207   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

6726 Suthers           Discovered 1991 Aug. 5 by H. E. Holt at Palomar.
Paul Graham Sutherland (b. 1952) is an amateur astronomer who has been closely involved with the Society for Popular Astronomy. As a news journalist, he has been responsible for bringing many astronomical stories to a wider public, and now runs the Spacestories.com website.
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Reference: 20121029/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 PS = 1986 AG2 
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