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26079 (1979 MW6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03876143997674739 2.822e-08  
a 2.734345194463362 1.2754e-08 au
q 2.628358037332463 7.6268e-08 au
i 2.600298442090867 4.2502e-06 deg
node 198.3180914837834 7.4382e-05 deg
peri 74.43776738419118 9.8175e-05 deg
M 80.9706812213001 6.2346e-05 deg
tp 2458829.047119690629
(2019-Dec-11.54711969)
0.00028679 TDB
period 1651.49946739236
4.52
1.1555e-05
3.164e-08
d
yr
n .2179837215257618 1.5252e-09 deg/d
Q 2.840332351594261 1.3249e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      993  
   data-arc span      15144 days (41.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-24  
   last obs. used      2020-12-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56369  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 03:17:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61182 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18218 au 
 T_jup = 3.350 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO474109  
diameter diameter 3.897 km 0.211 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.088   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26079 (1979 MW6)          Discovered 1979-Jun-25 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20010705/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MW6 = 1998 TK10 
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