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20150 (1996 TJ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020150
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1945488415777853 4.7752e-08  
a 2.375478641287935 9.9254e-09 au
q 1.913332023432595 1.1393e-07 au
i 8.577165702847054 5.4414e-06 deg
node 243.9073893060485 2.6573e-05 deg
peri 32.84311826549617 2.8962e-05 deg
M 171.4699364087884 1.25e-05 deg
tp 2457963.542276998545
(2017-Jul-29.04227700)
4.475e-05 TDB
period 1337.288536305606
3.66
8.3813e-06
2.295e-08
d
yr
n .2692014402475447 1.6872e-09 deg/d
Q 2.837625259143274 1.1856e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1209  
   data-arc span      8206 days (22.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-10-05  
   last obs. used      2019-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49852  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 23:37:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .902913 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.28706 au 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO416922  
diameter diameter 3.537 km 0.036 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.611 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.266   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20150 (1996 TJ6)          Discovered 1996-Oct-05 by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong
Reference: 20010109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 TJ6 = 1999 NH56 
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