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37608 Lons (1992 SY16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2037608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1401636225801317 4.4946e-08  
a 2.548075802435376 1.3253e-08 au
q 2.190928267357258 1.1218e-07 au
i 8.316115416751114 4.5631e-06 deg
node .9217339101158827 3.6447e-05 deg
peri 57.33856472376288 4.1053e-05 deg
M 248.1641085533821 2.0389e-05 deg
tp 2459462.025440443180
(2021-Sep-04.52544044)
8.5308e-05 TDB
period 1485.651488179463
4.07
1.1591e-05
3.173e-08
d
yr
n .2423179344983182 1.8906e-09 deg/d
Q 2.905223337513494 1.5111e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      643  
   data-arc span      9793 days (26.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-08-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5428  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 04:34:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21503 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47279 au 
 T_jup = 3.413 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO337564  
diameter diameter 4.034 km 0.221 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.075   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

37608 Löns           Discovered 1992 Sept. 24 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Herman Löns (1866-1914) was closely attached to North German people and landscape, especially Lüneburg Heath and Harz Mountains. He extolled them in his numerous novels, folk songs and animal descriptions ("Mümmelmann"). His work was misused in the Brown Era.
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Reference: 20020526/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1992 SY16 = 1996 RZ 
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