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48234 (2001 LT13)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048234
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09993586110056291 4.3386e-08  
a 3.073809937820747 2.0546e-08 au
q 2.766626094825162 1.3372e-07 au
i 9.234362271847601 5.421e-06 deg
node 220.3986618710334 2.6777e-05 deg
peri 122.0899996338544 3.5808e-05 deg
M 111.4469331950149 2.4144e-05 deg
tp 2458391.132112971463
(2018-Sep-29.63211297)
0.00013152 TDB
period 1968.402656234654
5.39
1.9735e-05
5.403e-08
d
yr
n .1828894097758646 1.8337e-09 deg/d
Q 3.380993780816331 2.2599e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      941  
   data-arc span      8106 days (22.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-10-25  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50077  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 07:28:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77361 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04496 au 
 T_jup = 3.202 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO351174  
diameter diameter 5.315 km 1.203 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.558 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.172   0.097 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

48234 (2001 LT13)          Discovered 2001-Jun-15 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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