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46501 (2616 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046501
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04152586219795985 3.6558e-08  
a 2.363607287245993 8.2456e-09 au
q 2.265456456745722 8.5117e-08 au
i 5.419621000345143 3.1613e-06 deg
node 245.2764318711128 4.1842e-05 deg
peri 267.9538273176562 5.7741e-05 deg
M 189.5060069830487 4.1308e-05 deg
tp 2459829.090754087596
(2022-Sep-06.59075409)
0.00015309 TDB
period 1327.276506739071
3.63
6.9455e-06
1.902e-08
d
yr
n .2712321043672118 1.4193e-09 deg/d
Q 2.461758117746264 8.5881e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1356  
   data-arc span      15759 days (43.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-12  
   last obs. used      2020-12-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51005  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 09:49:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28252 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53612 au 
 T_jup = 3.542 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.08   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 13.3946 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

46501 (2616 T-3)          Discovered 1977-Oct-16 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20020822/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2616 T-3 = 1999 XU108 
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