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46462 (6179 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046462
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1160570621228865 4.05e-08  
a 2.623574220811091 1.4712e-08 au
q 2.319089904482415 1.0922e-07 au
i 2.30192169570058 5.4783e-06 deg
node 316.2545556741425 0.00010609 deg
peri 331.568215960377 0.00010864 deg
M 70.96585755965891 2.3872e-05 deg
tp 2458694.525373283056
(2019-Jul-30.02537328)
0.00010232 TDB
period 1552.167047731359
4.25
1.3056e-05
3.575e-08
d
yr
n .2319337989594448 1.9509e-09 deg/d
Q 2.928058537139767 1.6419e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      783  
   data-arc span      20998 days (57.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2018-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58286  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-03 23:54:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30306 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21639 au 
 T_jup = 3.393 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO247718  
diameter diameter 2.249 km 0.514 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.290   0.114 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

46462 (6179 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20020822/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 6179 P-L = 1977 RM18 = 2001 DE67 
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