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4091 Lowe (1986 TL2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004091
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1177776344773754 1.5513e-08  
a 3.180772661178844 1.7735e-08 au
q 2.806148781334893 5.2186e-08 au
i 12.21283053155284 3.2598e-07 deg
node 49.78269435222847 7.1879e-07 deg
peri 195.1011023560544 8.5939e-06 deg
M 136.5142223647312 1.1997e-05 deg
tp 2458414.771021677367
(2018-Oct-23.27102168)
6.5838e-05 TDB
period 2072.036358529821
5.67
1.7329e-05
4.744e-08
d
yr
n .1737421249960266 1.4531e-09 deg/d
Q 3.555396541022794 1.9823e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2898  
   data-arc span      24068 days (65.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-14  
   last obs. used      2021-03-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42694  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:55:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79397 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.461 au 
 T_jup = 3.154 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.64   n/a E2020-QM5  
diameter diameter 22.571 km 0.450 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 16.59 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Warner, B.D. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 96-101.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.049   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

4091 Lowe (1986 TL2)          Discovered 1986-Oct-07 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1986 TL2 = 1957 UM1 = 1978 GW2 = 1981 UQ18 
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