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46873 (1998 QZ101)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046873
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02805583169245448 3.3034e-08  
a 2.558668916291931 1.0975e-08 au
q 2.48688333181973 8.4757e-08 au
i 9.906212895247512 3.4664e-06 deg
node 156.8501739901129 2.0583e-05 deg
peri 101.1473686018285 6.8111e-05 deg
M 201.2843498659446 6.5844e-05 deg
tp 2459659.578004766810
(2022-Mar-21.07800477)
0.00027472 TDB
period 1494.925557219145
4.09
9.6184e-06
2.633e-08
d
yr
n .2408146668317523 1.5494e-09 deg/d
Q 2.630454500764132 1.1283e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1105  
   data-arc span      10230 days (28.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-26  
   last obs. used      2020-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58762  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 08:36:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49312 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3841 au 
 T_jup = 3.415 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO449297  
diameter diameter 5.407 km 0.141 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.066   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

46873 (1998 QZ101)          Discovered 1998-Aug-26 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QZ101 = 1992 BH3 
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