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48462 (1991 RT6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048462
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08643612051752345 4.054e-08  
a 3.17083534557322 2.6775e-08 au
q 2.89676063950203 1.2217e-07 au
i 20.22670266906231 8.5655e-06 deg
node 320.818833376729 1.2427e-05 deg
peri 278.7249687395998 5.2834e-05 deg
M 48.4651312732883 4.9845e-05 deg
tp 2458322.857558041794
(2018-Jul-23.35755804)
0.00028569 TDB
period 2062.333815652795
5.65
2.6122e-05
7.152e-08
d
yr
n .1745595195441473 2.211e-09 deg/d
Q 3.44491005164441 2.9089e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1307  
   data-arc span      15161 days (41.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-04-29  
   last obs. used      2019-11-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46325  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 06:37:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.9669 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.87472 au 
 T_jup = 3.101 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO400472  
diameter diameter 15.366 km 0.253 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.082   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

48462 (1991 RT6)          Discovered 1991-Sep-03 by McNaught, R. H. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1991 RT6 = 2000 AK63 
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