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9531 Jean-Luc (1981 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009531
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1862900963374441 3.8055e-08  
a 2.234185792860983 6.3814e-09 au
q 1.817979106273161 8.3657e-08 au
i 5.812401684133121 3.8301e-06 deg
node 359.5532787627747 3.2197e-05 deg
peri 354.6545262383552 3.3497e-05 deg
M 212.3523536223472 1.1528e-05 deg
tp 2459500.766455710921
(2021-Oct-13.26645571)
4.0337e-05 TDB
period 1219.768336809668
3.34
5.2259e-06
1.431e-08
d
yr
n .2951380103385764 1.2645e-09 deg/d
Q 2.650392479448804 7.5702e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2044  
   data-arc span      21451 days (58.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-10-17  
   last obs. used      2020-07-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47997  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:13:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .813244 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.7853 au 
 T_jup = 3.610 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO350878  
diameter diameter 4.176 km 0.228 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.279   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

9531 Jean-Luc           Discovered 1981 Aug. 30 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Jean-Luc Margot (b. 1969), a scientist at the Arecibo Observatory, has used radar interferometry and self-built data-acquisition hardware to make the most detailed topographic maps available for the moon's polar regions. He also led the radar investigation of the binary near-earth-object 2000 DP107.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1981 QK = 1961 UU = 1991 QK 
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