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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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1930-Nov-24 23:01 00:03 Jupiter 1.96058346378933 1.96058162570878 1.96058530187412 3.06379960926857 2.91938633562153 2426305.458824354 2.82539388011136 174.299272065903 5.08047520306776 -58.978376681689 8498474.85408831 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
1941-Nov-10 00:44 00:02 Jupiter 1.66054886013712 1.66054765330092 1.66055006698615 3.19786345036696 3.03416527332192 2430308.530273315 2.1252527690682 245.10833596844 2.93470191541828 -75.0850357940916 12401201.7656223 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
1952-Dec-04 00:56 00:02 Jupiter 1.51352127261752 1.5135210951084 1.51352145012974 3.3294179400947 3.15685758484436 2434350.538618705 1.55979295415663 131.359361173146 3.64585130739038 -86.4532487462594 16114895.2877941 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
1963-Dec-28 14:31 00:01 Jupiter 1.60352318181039 1.60352257343287 1.60352379019685 3.29184457619418 3.12726539805255 2438392.104894700 1.28312970183301 197.327900496853 3.31300735266327 -81.1180134246032 31141096.4773938 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
1974-Dec-08 07:12 00:01 Jupiter 1.88230301145418 1.88230232659165 1.88230369631907 3.24586024068318 3.10413005715193 2442389.800025270 1.07672501789681 112.881977153942 1.90553916027497 -73.5406762493642 19290151.8430686 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
2084-Aug-31 09:32 00:02 Jupiter 1.78790743715358 1.78790630019962 1.78790857411261 2.91876954188347 2.75167478350679 2482468.897247016 1.9406896743297 166.222714092157 3.40526235258177 -68.3795518558541 9659941.53947365 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
2095-Sep-08 09:55 00:02 Jupiter 1.56512990256109 1.56512922378521 1.56513058135156 3.2368887846564 3.06513979496777 2486493.913267130 2.09020524884853 249.183494252134 2.52630000798062 -81.5035082841295 14133111.3714921 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
2106-Oct-07 11:10 00:03 Jupiter 1.54877942299342 1.54877882416668 1.54878002182015 3.40179208149029 3.23703502679091 2490539.965358810 2.50039507812168 39.7094164342567 26.9520083573666 68.5598007348861 6285937.89234072 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32
2117-Oct-11 12:48 00:03 Jupiter 1.75966016546341 1.759658230058 1.75966210093664 3.44602436468092 3.30338802645116 2494562.033644449 3.26864032481234 565.10954671782 1.88044724360572 -80.2024675927081 26521705.0224071 T 39 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Aug-25 21:32:39 2021-Aug-25 21:32

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