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59215 (1999 BC15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059215
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1057339713892961 3.2974e-08  
a 2.285545363015422 8.9177e-09 au
q 2.043885574993411 7.4984e-08 au
i 7.132490813579945 3.7567e-06 deg
node 133.761732459637 3.0686e-05 deg
peri 149.8289752286249 3.6072e-05 deg
M 279.073534491049 1.8896e-05 deg
tp 2459284.207794212536
(2021-Mar-10.70779421)
6.6592e-05 TDB
period 1262.069278253803
3.46
7.3865e-06
2.022e-08
d
yr
n .2852458309563604 1.6695e-09 deg/d
Q 2.527205151037433 9.8606e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1213  
   data-arc span      7656 days (20.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-21  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54701  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 09:48:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.031 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60377 au 
 T_jup = 3.585 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456755.5 (2014-Apr-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .106329516719109 3.2976e-08  
q 2.042864143390432 7.5056e-08 au
tp 2456759.244037703478
(2014-Apr-11.74403770)
6.4458e-05 TDB
node 133.7990420888653 3.0668e-05 deg
peri 149.7286040155753 3.5992e-05 deg
i 7.134049187174883 3.758e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1213  
   data-arc span      7656 days (20.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-21  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54701  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 09:48:27  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60377 au 
 T_jup = 3.585 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.087437083432043E-15 -2.461279453557559E-15 -7.7430510600477E-14 4.835004441773463E-16 -3.803994922322142E-14 -4.382407926915639E-16
q -2.461279453557559E-15 5.633430112224005E-15 1.772878083649695E-13 -3.176477862144982E-16 8.498085254129909E-14 1.211118887639033E-15
tp -7.7430510600477E-14 1.772878083649695E-13 4.154870918807807E-9 -2.560011566449896E-12 1.227356736339137E-9 6.467524755004629E-13
node 4.835004441773463E-16 -3.176477862144982E-16 -2.560011566449896E-12 9.405420628938109E-10 -9.335059766682649E-10 -3.519515868951894E-12
peri -3.803994922322142E-14 8.498085254129909E-14 1.227356736339137E-9 -9.335059766682649E-10 1.295390023571998E-9 3.685147780167139E-12
i -4.382407926915639E-16 1.211118887639033E-15 6.467524755004629E-13 -3.519515868951894E-12 3.685147780167139E-12 1.412276114715958E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO302385  
diameter diameter 1.945 km 0.394 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.512   0.165 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59215 (1999 BC15)          Discovered 1999-Jan-21 by Korlevic, K. at Visnjan
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1999 BC15 = 2000 OQ11 
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