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487659 (2015 PC38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2487659
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06260475302473725 7.7573e-08  
a 2.390974984925982 3.8419e-08 au
q 2.241288586506367 2.0621e-07 au
i 5.068629896986581 9.9834e-06 deg
node 349.819747280865 6.9245e-05 deg
peri 79.42874973077087 0.00014841 deg
M 8.552384708544038 0.00011989 deg
tp 2458968.419162082140
(2020-Apr-28.91916208)
0.00045013 TDB
period 1350.395479624718
3.70
3.2548e-05
8.911e-08
d
yr
n .2665885701128428 6.4254e-09 deg/d
Q 2.540661383345599 4.0824e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      95  
   data-arc span      5042 days (13.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-01-07  
   last obs. used      2019-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .65016  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-08 18:47:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26171 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60832 au 
 T_jup = 3.524 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457738.5 (2016-Dec-16.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06180539332078488 7.5654e-08  
q 2.242924270337108 2.0094e-07 au
tp 2457614.131616676007
(2016-Aug-13.63161668)
0.00047845 TDB
node 349.9055239915369 6.9154e-05 deg
peri 78.35499614622552 0.00015088 deg
i 5.072870152347284 9.9882e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      95  
   data-arc span      5042 days (13.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-01-07  
   last obs. used      2019-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .65016  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-08 18:47:42  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60832 au 
 T_jup = 3.524 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.723521759167122E-15 -1.501862078934186E-14 2.038653417651318E-11 3.144842091705653E-15 5.902984942791199E-12 -9.149507149961314E-15
q -1.501862078934186E-14 4.037558784835083E-14 -5.84888087126191E-11 -1.16034220309964E-14 -1.68334206994845E-11 2.653056880844181E-14
tp 2.038653417651318E-11 -5.84888087126191E-11 2.289167519104602E-7 -1.55243474864411E-10 6.416486559711251E-8 -1.462866267816861E-11
node 3.144842091705653E-15 -1.16034220309964E-14 -1.55243474864411E-10 4.782206604296694E-9 -4.80455575357377E-9 -1.589604710042852E-10
peri 5.902984942791199E-12 -1.68334206994845E-11 6.416486559711251E-8 -4.80455575357377E-9 2.276337284426105E-8 1.537594225993409E-10
i -9.149507149961314E-15 2.653056880844181E-14 -1.462866267816861E-11 -1.589604710042852E-10 1.537594225993409E-10 9.976451254822351E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.1   n/a MPO495391  

487659 (2015 PC38)          Discovered 2008-Sep-09 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: Last Updated: 2017-03-14
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