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37461 (6112 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2037461
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2412305900522989 4.7994e-08  
a 2.396052578043432 1.0546e-08 au
q 1.818051400845683 1.1588e-07 au
i 1.113093353206794 3.9908e-06 deg
node 284.2558876730261 0.0003166 deg
peri 53.79590483220343 0.00031675 deg
M 44.39798172365808 1.1518e-05 deg
tp 2458833.428000626690
(2019-Dec-15.92800063)
4.284e-05 TDB
period 1354.699412886643
3.71
8.9441e-06
2.449e-08
d
yr
n .2657416077511238 1.7545e-09 deg/d
Q 2.974053755241181 1.309e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      467  
   data-arc span      21603 days (59.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-11-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55947  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 03:00:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .809217 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.42217 au 
 T_jup = 3.488 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6   n/a MPO263659  
rotation period rot_per 5.38 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Erasmus, N.; McNeill, A.; Mommert, N.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Suppl. Series 242, A15.]

37461 (6112 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20020227/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 6112 P-L = 1997 SK15 = 2001 VU17 
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