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6124 Mecklenburg (1987 SL10)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006124
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2408796088344859 4.0237e-08  
a 3.984546485011922 2.6517e-08 au
q 3.024750486319424 1.6277e-07 au
i 9.367117758926005 4.31e-06 deg
node 159.7580055721939 2.5711e-05 deg
peri 243.1375609558565 2.6797e-05 deg
M 24.47448751617783 6.7246e-06 deg
tp 2458802.995097841945
(2019-Nov-15.49509784)
5.4204e-05 TDB
period 2905.138043438132
7.95
2.9e-05
7.94e-08
d
yr
n .1239183799933831 1.237e-09 deg/d
Q 4.944342483704419 3.2904e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1626  
   data-arc span      17673 days (48.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48713  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:55:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.04848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .760681 au 
 T_jup = 2.982 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO416779  
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. 2019-August); 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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1988-Jan-12 09:47 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98697655116336 1.9869759724311 1.98697712989572 5.63686109399169 5.560721962895 2447172.907773765 0.902514698025534 52.7383497375889 23.4235711460759 71.6172716610572 4127925.66314583 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 17:55:24 2020-Feb-22 17:55
2011-Oct-10 22:17 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97432993827714 1.97432942490298 1.97433045165131 5.58894450310012 5.51164814114057 2455845.428223892 0.236232410806469 29.3821997464253 23.8157242263325 71.4814956168367 4188894.70447519 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 17:55:24 2020-Feb-22 17:55
2035-Sep-25 21:40 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.99872901875872 1.99872852146294 1.9987295160545 5.58352476621053 5.50710338398752 2464596.402630555 0.61048376793489 38.9121090008849 23.3031068397468 82.5274465738958 4332633.89845486 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 17:55:24 2020-Feb-22 17:55

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