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6079 Gerokurat (1981 DG3)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07548273501788277 4.1525e-08  
a 3.20654459421693 2.4476e-08 au
q 2.964505838288629 1.3007e-07 au
i 15.18602104519103 5.3622e-06 deg
node 328.0847632122136 1.6657e-05 deg
peri 258.9665210702857 4.1566e-05 deg
M 200.9965308914097 4.0314e-05 deg
tp 2459526.814478215290
(2021-Nov-08.31447822)
0.00023765 TDB
period 2097.270040880438
5.74
2.4013e-05
6.574e-08
d
yr
n .171651715316961 1.9654e-09 deg/d
Q 3.448583350145232 2.6323e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1727  
   data-arc span      14143 days (38.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-02-09  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46014  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:51:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.00594 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71987 au 
 T_jup = 3.134 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO337305  
diameter diameter 21.964 km 0.070 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6079 Gerokurat           Discovered 1981 Feb. 28 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
Gero Kurat (b. 1938), of the Natural History Museum in Vienna, is curator of the Vienna meteorite collection and president of the Meteoritical Society. His provocative ideas on the origin of meteorites have caused scientists to question basic paradigms about the origin of our solar system.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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