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46563 Oken (1991 RY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046563
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1821153151687442 5.89e-08  
a 3.102814717547811 2.3818e-08 au
q 2.537744637351373 1.8158e-07 au
i 19.50984857117058 6.9899e-06 deg
node 355.7593468010958 1.3788e-05 deg
peri 318.7264160182946 2.0177e-05 deg
M 133.1676550719026 1.5485e-05 deg
tp 2458262.037506096665
(2018-May-23.53750610)
8.5454e-05 TDB
period 1996.329346354107
5.47
2.2986e-05
6.293e-08
d
yr
n .1803309662593837 2.0764e-09 deg/d
Q 3.667884797744249 2.8155e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1554  
   data-arc span      10376 days (28.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-05  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 08:30:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55732 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84205 au 
 T_jup = 3.108 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO452807  
diameter diameter 9.009 km 0.339 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.072   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

46563 Oken           Discovered 1991 Sept. 12 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Lorenz Oken (1779-1851) was professor of medicine in Jena (1807-1819) and a leading Romantic natural philosopher closely connected with Goethe and Schlegel. In 1823, he founded the Society of German Naturalists and Physicians. He became the first rector of the University of Zurich, founded in 1833.
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Reference: 20030106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1991 RY3 = 2000 EQ131 
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