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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 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1160570523148213 3.6608e-08  
a 2.623574221239966 1.2885e-08 au
q 2.319089930593702 9.6946e-08 au
i 2.301925658483017 4.7541e-06 deg
node 316.2545588733728 0.00010308 deg
peri 331.5682364985361 0.00010525 deg
M 70.96583862397222 2.2332e-05 deg
tp 2458694.525454850665
(2019-Jul-30.02545485)
9.5529e-05 TDB
period 1552.167048111957
4.25
1.1435e-05
3.131e-08
d
yr
n .2319337989025736 1.7086e-09 deg/d
Q 2.928058511886229 1.438e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      910  
   data-arc span      21946 days (60.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54582  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 23:47:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30306 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21639 au 
 T_jup = 3.393 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456687.5 (2014-Jan-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1158969141365633 3.6611e-08  
q 2.319647295966764 9.6956e-08 au
tp 2457145.024407224542
(2015-May-02.52440722)
9.2683e-05 TDB
node 316.355710831562 0.00010313 deg
peri 332.2675421924169 0.00010531 deg
i 2.301056869189678 4.7542e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      910  
   data-arc span      21946 days (60.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54582  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 23:47:08  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21639 au 
 T_jup = 3.393 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.340361557110627E-15 -3.525098338515606E-15 1.120163552551615E-12 3.151272976615135E-15 2.23461819284566E-13 -9.557750394907249E-17
q -3.525098338515606E-15 9.400398327656689E-15 -2.73274064606857E-12 -6.727717207768514E-15 -5.513390212467037E-13 3.563622335506727E-16
tp 1.120163552551615E-12 -2.73274064606857E-12 8.590146833952644E-9 2.135885639636446E-12 1.992967588698126E-9 -1.694728481399942E-12
node 3.151272976615135E-15 -6.727717207768514E-15 2.135885639636446E-12 1.063594133839138E-8 -1.06262600581065E-8 1.785304717543596E-10
peri 2.23461819284566E-13 -5.513390212467037E-13 1.992967588698126E-9 -1.06262600581065E-8 1.109096799688463E-8 -1.787758384986371E-10
i -9.557750394907249E-17 3.563622335506727E-16 -1.694728481399942E-12 1.785304717543596E-10 -1.787758384986371E-10 2.2602247836267E-11

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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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