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442566 (2012 BL6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2442566
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0845095431801835 1.1071e-07  
a 3.196586539765164 6.0805e-08 au
q 2.926444471553687 3.8287e-07 au
i 6.841686316332528 1.0393e-05 deg
node 303.3844203087465 6.6579e-05 deg
peri 53.61842656690241 8.3645e-05 deg
M 211.5234406588741 5.3506e-05 deg
tp 2459461.461082483230
(2021-Sep-03.96108248)
0.00032615 TDB
period 2087.507893969039
5.72
5.9562e-05
1.631e-07
d
yr
n .1724544376766507 4.9206e-09 deg/d
Q 3.466728607976641 6.5943e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      88  
   data-arc span      7506 days (20.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-19  
   last obs. used      2019-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6195  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 14:33:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.9272 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93966 au 
 T_jup = 3.179 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO437721  

442566 (2012 BL6)          Discovered 2011-Dec-30 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-09-02
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