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46462 (6179 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046462
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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 .1166513711393105 4.0464e-08  
a 2.625246493220978 1.4887e-08 au
q 2.319007890208084 1.0934e-07 au
i 2.300896373740468 5.4762e-06 deg
node 316.2703526055423 0.00010615 deg
peri 331.6733401022017 0.00010867 deg
M 338.1138646194361 2.3579e-05 deg
tp 2458694.953952915053
(2019-Jul-30.45395292)
0.00010194 TDB
period 1553.651316605485
4.25
1.3215e-05
3.618e-08
d
yr
n .2317122227827481 1.9709e-09 deg/d
Q 2.931485096233871 1.6623e-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 = 1.30233 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21298 au 
 T_jup = 3.392 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456373.5 (2013-Mar-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1151808152476842 4.0507e-08  
q 2.323056271652876 1.0934e-07 au
tp 2457145.195915735281
(2015-May-02.69591574)
0.00010123 TDB
node 316.3620923568778 0.00010619 deg
peri 332.1408524503443 0.00010878 deg
i 2.299842092465058 5.4754e-06 deg
  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
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21298 au 
 T_jup = 3.392 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.640841933097193E-15 -4.398355169801795E-15 1.738307480187893E-12 5.510815550494587E-15 3.844246898822965E-13 -3.18971978512128E-16
q -4.398355169801795E-15 1.195573538932679E-14 -4.482303762082272E-12 -1.536525706337151E-14 -1.010859834661057E-12 9.860394739111466E-16
tp 1.738307480187893E-12 -4.482303762082272E-12 1.024729378877661E-8 6.164261466918744E-12 2.402109164266679E-9 -1.858397829125395E-12
node 5.510815550494587E-15 -1.536525706337151E-14 6.164261466918744E-12 1.127736171017002E-8 -1.126597170812569E-8 2.351313424349493E-10
peri 3.844246898822965E-13 -1.010859834661057E-12 2.402109164266679E-9 -1.126597170812569E-8 1.183384797277816E-8 -2.353764104523293E-10
i -3.18971978512128E-16 9.860394739111466E-16 -1.858397829125395E-12 2.351313424349493E-10 -2.353764104523293E-10 2.997955725917795E-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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