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48676 (1996 AW6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048676
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1905281042277343 6.7475e-08  
a 2.387584828099951 1.0998e-08 au
q 1.932682817119167 1.5933e-07 au
i 2.790244595115061 6.1228e-06 deg
node 23.55729180789487 0.00010357 deg
peri 11.03831972790724 0.00010441 deg
M 177.3610515576752 1.5766e-05 deg
tp 2457936.615702141779
(2017-Jul-02.11570214)
5.655e-05 TDB
period 1347.524414914968
3.69
9.3105e-06
2.549e-08
d
yr
n .2671565694954158 1.8459e-09 deg/d
Q 2.842486839080736 1.3093e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      558  
   data-arc span      8519 days (23.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-12  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56231  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:39:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .938648 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58806 au 
 T_jup = 3.508 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.1   n/a MPO324745  
rotation period rot_per 5.730 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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.]

48676 (1996 AW6)          Discovered 1996-Jan-12 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 AW6 = 1998 QS61 
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