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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 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2408796146699188 3.7847e-08  
a 3.984546481913522 2.602e-08 au
q 3.024750460715812 1.5199e-07 au
i 9.367116472062751 4.0881e-06 deg
node 159.7579989425538 2.4801e-05 deg
peri 243.1375669248076 2.5953e-05 deg
M 24.4744885760307 6.6466e-06 deg
tp 2458802.995089519486
(2019-Nov-15.49508952)
5.3624e-05 TDB
period 2905.138040049561
7.95
2.8457e-05
7.791e-08
d
yr
n .1239183801379223 1.2138e-09 deg/d
Q 4.944342503111232 3.2288e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1762  
   data-arc span      17959 days (49.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48697  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:25:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.04848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .760681 au 
 T_jup = 2.982 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457116.5 (2015-Apr-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .240005491813668 3.7808e-08  
q 3.02434663991936 1.514e-07 au
tp 2455905.846228605740
(2011-Dec-10.34622861)
6.1627e-05 TDB
node 159.789162751891 2.48e-05 deg
peri 243.3674866419638 2.5965e-05 deg
i 9.369224897470598 4.0897e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1762  
   data-arc span      17959 days (49.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48697  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:25:26  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .760681 au 
 T_jup = 2.982 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.429481804710177E-15 -5.674918579943913E-15 -4.059042131312121E-13 3.05575777482333E-15 -6.554328796146669E-14 -2.539300969396046E-15
q -5.674918579943913E-15 2.292319668676317E-14 1.004641055974646E-12 -7.568657713236377E-15 2.119726807215658E-13 1.087207292555449E-14
tp -4.059042131312121E-13 1.004641055974646E-12 3.797852732533849E-9 -9.866161521407917E-12 4.962932096759719E-10 -8.817244155435501E-14
node 3.05575777482333E-15 -7.568657713236377E-15 -9.866161521407917E-12 6.150514562814896E-10 -6.073952496702387E-10 3.093078900971282E-11
peri -6.554328796146669E-14 2.119726807215658E-13 4.962932096759719E-10 -6.073952496702387E-10 6.741764736612336E-10 -3.039726886794555E-11
i -2.539300969396046E-15 1.087207292555449E-14 -8.817244155435501E-14 3.093078900971282E-11 -3.039726886794555E-11 1.672598423378757E-11

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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. 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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