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4091 Lowe (1986 TL2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004091
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1175685607598438 1.551e-08  
a 3.181301456166204 1.7678e-08 au
q 2.807280422621548 5.2169e-08 au
i 12.21163091895236 3.2594e-07 deg
node 49.78322189677992 7.1881e-07 deg
peri 195.0962952207473 8.6097e-06 deg
M 170.5790451532663 1.216e-05 deg
tp 2458414.460759986734
(2018-Oct-22.96075999)
6.5943e-05 TDB
period 2072.553085797398
5.67
1.7275e-05
4.73e-08
d
yr
n .1736988077492321 1.4478e-09 deg/d
Q 3.55532248971086 1.9756e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2930  
   data-arc span      24216 days (66.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-14  
   last obs. used      2021-08-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42467  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 21:31:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79685 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.45982 au 
 T_jup = 3.153 
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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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