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6131 Towen (1990 OO3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006131
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244670055716871 1.2834e-08  
a 2.423724407177838 7.0719e-09 au
q 2.1220506878854 3.1718e-08 au
i 6.193984590001775 7.038e-07 deg
node 148.8566822282386 3.7783e-06 deg
peri 279.4219607989509 1.0474e-05 deg
M 282.5319618032307 1.1299e-05 deg
tp 2459497.081009108209
(2021-Oct-09.58100911)
4.39e-05 TDB
period 1378.235021361465
3.77
6.0321e-06
1.651e-08
d
yr
n .2612036368400945 1.1432e-09 deg/d
Q 2.725398126470276 7.9521e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2357  
   data-arc span      16019 days (43.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-12-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47823  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 18:22:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14607 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54018 au 
 T_jup = 3.493 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.76   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 6.770 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]

6131 Towen (1990 OO3)          Discovered 1990-Jul-27 by Holt, H. E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1990 OO3 = 1977 CK = 1992 AH 
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