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6152 Empedocles (1989 GB3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006152
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2040305442064137 2.596e-08  
a 2.567401407208193 9.1613e-09 au
q 2.043573100899193 6.6893e-08 au
i 5.629698242866525 1.207e-06 deg
node 5.537721568384216 1.0396e-05 deg
peri 257.4937506231821 1.0787e-05 deg
M 211.1246490876394 4.9746e-06 deg
tp 2459821.883027349764
(2022-Aug-30.38302735)
2.3357e-05 TDB
period 1502.585139010692
4.11
8.0426e-06
2.202e-08
d
yr
n .2395870893791919 1.2824e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091229713517193 1.1031e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2800  
   data-arc span      15032 days (41.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-01-23  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43028  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 22:44:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03554 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02571 au 
 T_jup = 3.395 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.93   n/a E2021B10  
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

Alternate Designations
 1989 GB3 = 1980 BE6 = 1985 JY1 
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