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46610 Besixdouze (1993 TQ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046610
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1813001187257206 5.2984e-08  
a 2.269522064990988 7.5787e-09 au
q 1.858057445157479 1.1934e-07 au
i 2.405294574324955 4.7112e-06 deg
node 172.1313886469686 9.8086e-05 deg
peri 211.7609293347817 9.8612e-05 deg
M 168.2539229704578 9.8637e-06 deg
tp 2458016.836225717313
(2017-Sep-20.33622572)
3.3723e-05 TDB
period 1248.820562588965
3.42
6.2553e-06
1.713e-08
d
yr
n .2882719990241624 1.444e-09 deg/d
Q 2.680986684824497 8.9527e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1225  
   data-arc span      11933 days (32.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-09-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50724  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:33:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .861275 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76896 au 
 T_jup = 3.591 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO337631  
diameter diameter 2.064 km 0.499 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.262   0.054 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

46610 Bésixdouze           Discovered 1993 Oct. 15 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
The decimal number 46610 translates to the hexadecimal B612, the designation of the fictitious minor planet in de St. Exupéry's 1943 novel Le Petit Prince. B612 was allegedly spotted on a single night in 1909 and reported at a meeting in 1920. The name was suggested independently by F. Hémery and J. Grygar.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1993 TQ1 = 1986 RU7 = 2000 VV32 
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