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46334 (2001 QA296)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046334
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1693139020357729 4.9522e-08  
a 2.549569310105197 1.0484e-08 au
q 2.117891781700633 1.3023e-07 au
i 13.22819820658895 5.5245e-06 deg
node 176.858719612712 1.4572e-05 deg
peri 243.0792339248797 2.1867e-05 deg
M 299.7121591615531 1.6953e-05 deg
tp 2459645.515218950901
(2022-Mar-07.01521895)
7.0893e-05 TDB
period 1486.957860417441
4.07
9.1721e-06
2.511e-08
d
yr
n .2421050451953867 1.4934e-09 deg/d
Q 2.981246838509762 1.226e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1478  
   data-arc span      22233 days (60.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49153  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 00:52:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16342 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50679 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457295.5 (2015-Sep-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1715511489178758 4.9267e-08  
q 2.110260367822307 1.2968e-07 au
tp 2456675.159423977018
(2014-Jan-17.65942398)
6.0802e-05 TDB
node 176.9909310305981 1.4592e-05 deg
peri 243.2139552161343 2.1681e-05 deg
i 13.22069436797416 5.5241e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1478  
   data-arc span      22233 days (60.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49153  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 00:52:27  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50679 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.427219951735191E-15 -6.377789953297938E-15 -2.086091971376794E-12 9.537555510517223E-15 -5.776091813672117E-13 -5.028152980390239E-15
q -6.377789953297938E-15 1.681691967554674E-14 5.506171085553541E-12 -2.492133435328743E-14 1.528601627642943E-12 1.373354085615124E-14
tp -2.086091971376794E-12 5.506171085553541E-12 3.696823832920016E-9 -9.306882696142388E-12 9.820748282371006E-10 6.908130346690278E-12
node 9.537555510517223E-15 -2.492133435328743E-14 -9.306882696142388E-12 2.129278432598168E-10 -2.093187475084653E-10 2.802428514455825E-11
peri -5.776091813672117E-13 1.528601627642943E-12 9.820748282371006E-10 -2.093187475084653E-10 4.700802264591482E-10 -2.544230514945659E-11
i -5.028152980390239E-15 1.373354085615124E-14 6.908130346690278E-12 2.802428514455825E-11 -2.544230514945659E-11 3.051600114628093E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.54   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.741 km 0.072 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.251   0.052 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

46334 (2001 QA296)          Discovered 2001-Aug-24 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20020822/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 QA296 = 2726 P-L 
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