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5046 Carletonmoore (1981 DQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005046
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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 .06609873409820559 4.5799e-08  
a 2.577280828627988 1.2388e-08 au
q 2.406925828440104 1.1939e-07 au
i 13.36867904705279 5.0495e-06 deg
node 221.784217532059 1.7053e-05 deg
peri 189.5353038168976 3.496e-05 deg
M 294.4794225030331 3.0927e-05 deg
tp 2459275.552918560421
(2021-Mar-02.05291856)
0.00013018 TDB
period 1511.266451922455
4.14
1.0896e-05
2.983e-08
d
yr
n .2382108062691727 1.7175e-09 deg/d
Q 2.747635828815873 1.3207e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1495  
   data-arc span      14775 days (40.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-12-23  
   last obs. used      2020-06-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46712  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 16:16:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41751 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55556 au 
 T_jup = 3.385 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO492811  
diameter diameter 6.376 km 0.130 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.050 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:
[Birlan, M.; Barucci, M.A.; Angeli, C.A.; Doressoundiram, A.; De Sanctis, M.C. (1996) Planet. Space Sci. 44, 555-558.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.329   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5046 Carletonmoore           Discovered 1981 Feb. 28 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
A professor of chemistry and geology at Arizona State University, Carleton Moore (b. 1932) performed carbon, nitrogen, and sulphur analyses on Apollo lunar samples. Carleton is the founding director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University and was editor of the journal Meteoritics for 20 years.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 DQ = 1979 YR6 = 1987 UW9 
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