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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 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .240879607313988 4.0345e-08  
a 3.984546486512614 2.6696e-08 au
q 3.024750493517125 1.6338e-07 au
i 9.367118107391569 4.423e-06 deg
node 159.7580058893104 2.5727e-05 deg
peri 243.1375610976152 2.6827e-05 deg
M 24.47448681067248 6.8704e-06 deg
tp 2458802.995103423673
(2019-Nov-15.49510342)
5.5335e-05 TDB
period 2905.138045079367
7.95
2.9196e-05
7.993e-08
d
yr
n .1239183799233764 1.2454e-09 deg/d
Q 4.944342479508103 3.3127e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1553  
   data-arc span      17641 days (48.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-01-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49474  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 20:19:45  

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