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6815 Mutchler (1979 MM5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006815
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1919635065155571 3.4497e-08  
a 2.431496298286747 8.4166e-09 au
q 1.964737742788026 8.6286e-08 au
i 1.56969304496129 3.566e-06 deg
node 251.117302569207 0.00013759 deg
peri 127.6139506859343 0.00013797 deg
M 218.0921401086194 1.2453e-05 deg
tp 2459546.399624684094
(2021-Nov-27.89962468)
4.9889e-05 TDB
period 1384.869485289239
3.79
7.1906e-06
1.969e-08
d
yr
n .2599522942949469 1.3497e-09 deg/d
Q 2.898254853785469 1.0032e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1715  
   data-arc span      14952 days (40.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2020-05-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52317  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 16:34:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .967353 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56757 au 
 T_jup = 3.481 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO378651  
rotation period rot_per 2.4384 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2006) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pray, D.P.; Kusnirak, P.; Galad, A.; Vilagi, J.; et al. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 44-46.]

6815 Mutchler           Discovered 1979 June 25 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
Max J. Mutchler (b. 1965), an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, in June 2005 was the first person to identify Pluto's second and third satellites, using Hubble Space Telescope images.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

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