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59969 (1999 RV246)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059969
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07928151569635111 1.0687e-07  
a 3.120373878391489 2.621e-08 au
q 2.87298590777331 3.3302e-07 au
i 15.39557048892053 1.1772e-05 deg
node 187.3669228217973 2.1367e-05 deg
peri 186.7794373326129 3.8796e-05 deg
M 243.4005566018022 3.3115e-05 deg
tp 2459652.582212705906
(2022-Mar-14.08221271)
0.0001883 TDB
period 2013.299461237005
5.51
2.5366e-05
6.945e-08
d
yr
n .1788109553155148 2.2529e-09 deg/d
Q 3.367761849009668 2.8288e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      436  
   data-arc span      8973 days (24.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-06  
   last obs. used      2019-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58387  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 03:41:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87355 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08162 au 
 T_jup = 3.156 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO296573  
diameter diameter 5.723 km 0.351 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.085   0.028 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59969 (1999 RV246)          Discovered 1999-Sep-04 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1999 RV246 = 2000 WA175 
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