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6051 Anaximenes (1992 BX1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006051
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1455277560684579 3.3946e-08  
a 3.179941833580211 2.1304e-08 au
q 2.717172034111065 1.067e-07 au
i 18.10874124692864 3.966e-06 deg
node 133.877935857373 1.2563e-05 deg
peri 112.3591109872678 1.8385e-05 deg
M 180.3212379730818 1.3803e-05 deg
tp 2459634.264078001900
(2022-Feb-23.76407800)
8.2154e-05 TDB
period 2071.224578144247
5.67
2.0814e-05
5.699e-08
d
yr
n .1738102201947357 1.7466e-09 deg/d
Q 3.642711633049356 2.4404e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1866  
   data-arc span      14174 days (38.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-02-05  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45914  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 21:26:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76239 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.7997 au 
 T_jup = 3.107 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO431568  
diameter diameter 8.825 km 0.074 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 38.9111 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.299   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6051 Anaximenes (1992 BX1)          Discovered 1992-Jan-30 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1992 BX1 = 1981 CP 
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