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6152 Empedocles (1989 GB3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006152
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2044008521089597 3.914e-08  
a 2.566231794000586 1.014e-08 au
q 2.041691828597762 1.0125e-07 au
i 5.631006469568638 4.0846e-06 deg
node 5.555202787197275 4.2337e-05 deg
peri 257.3694797966862 4.3456e-05 deg
M 67.44784884866918 1.2456e-05 deg
tp 2458319.175308625077
(2018-Jul-19.67530863)
5.1378e-05 TDB
period 1501.558472564551
4.11
8.9e-06
2.437e-08
d
yr
n .2397509031966944 1.421e-09 deg/d
Q 3.090771759403411 1.2213e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2225  
   data-arc span      14554 days (39.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-01-23  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45731  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:09:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02632 au 
 T_jup = 3.396 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO502212  
diameter diameter 6.889 km 0.194 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.216   0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

6152 Empedocles (1989 GB3)          Discovered 1989-Apr-03 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1989 GB3 = 1980 BE6 = 1985 JY1 
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