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212502 (2006 RQ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2212502
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1472479966618836 3.9361e-08  
a 2.701236628641268 1.4507e-08 au
q 2.30348494656414 1.0884e-07 au
i 14.239353841406 4.3574e-06 deg
node 192.2051376096836 1.6124e-05 deg
peri 171.8469340257793 2.2598e-05 deg
M 35.16309377431126 1.4238e-05 deg
tp 2458842.110294935706
(2019-Dec-24.61029494)
6.4008e-05 TDB
period 1621.594908261526
4.44
1.3063e-05
3.576e-08
d
yr
n .2220036571192417 1.7884e-09 deg/d
Q 3.098988310718395 1.6643e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      651  
   data-arc span      7530 days (20.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-04-05  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49614  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 23:49:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30289 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3702 au 
 T_jup = 3.308 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457272.5 (2015-Sep-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1496148599356215 3.9584e-08  
q 2.296474498688324 1.0974e-07 au
tp 2457217.619907105159
(2015-Jul-14.11990711)
6.2083e-05 TDB
node 192.2790122469323 1.6089e-05 deg
peri 171.2258896407527 2.2307e-05 deg
i 14.25839107268918 4.3638e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      651  
   data-arc span      7530 days (20.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-04-05  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49614  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 23:49:19  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3702 au 
 T_jup = 3.308 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.566860530311085E-15 -4.316917874749563E-15 3.642902505778925E-13 2.29445988589234E-15 1.234603373097379E-13 -1.183320888546308E-15
q -4.316917874749563E-15 1.204254479269817E-14 -1.068099915340481E-12 -6.713814014852871E-15 -3.55748344681607E-13 3.455822150704833E-15
tp 3.642902505778925E-13 -1.068099915340481E-12 3.854324646565424E-9 1.677455327056481E-12 9.732038826377357E-10 5.744629734020771E-12
node 2.29445988589234E-15 -6.713814014852871E-15 1.677455327056481E-12 2.588503835576179E-10 -2.49872645437815E-10 -2.612023909888593E-12
peri 1.234603373097379E-13 -3.55748344681607E-13 9.732038826377357E-10 -2.49872645437815E-10 4.976098861275611E-10 3.882058668109875E-12
i -1.183320888546308E-15 3.455822150704833E-15 5.744629734020771E-12 -2.612023909888593E-12 3.882058668109875E-12 1.904243000507644E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO450008  
rotation period rot_per 46. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Masiero, J.; Jedicke, R.; Durecy, J.; Gwyn, S.; et al. (2009) Icarus 204, 145-171.]

212502 (2006 RQ6)          Discovered 2006-Sep-14 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20090409/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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