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6124 Mecklenburg (1987 SL10)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006124
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2410939352616048 3.4631e-08  
a 3.985504015969667 2.5471e-08 au
q 3.02462316875861 1.3742e-07 au
i 9.367642361923339 3.8455e-06 deg
node 159.7520420206757 2.3059e-05 deg
peri 243.151429126035 2.4356e-05 deg
M 49.23100304969724 6.6199e-06 deg
tp 2458803.071061233607
(2019-Nov-15.57106123)
5.3413e-05 TDB
period 2906.185311956212
7.96
2.7859e-05
7.627e-08
d
yr
n .1238737249544754 1.1875e-09 deg/d
Q 4.946384863180723 3.1611e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1968  
   data-arc span      18025 days (49.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-09-16  
   last obs. used      2021-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46862  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:29:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.04739 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .760295 au 
 T_jup = 2.982 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.38   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 19.592 km 0.355 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  
rotation period rot_per 6.159 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 43-45.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.067   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  

6124 Mecklenburg (1987 SL10)          Discovered 1987-Sep-29 by Borngen, F. at Tautenburg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1987 SL10 = 1971 SM = 1987 RK = 1990 EQ5 
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