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6239 Minos (1989 QF)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2006239
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 201 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4126441608438479 2.1613e-08  
a 1.151399146896372 1.3384e-09 au
q .6762810121289965 2.4218e-08 au
i 3.942233810026006 2.2954e-06 deg
node 344.58271361201 2.7163e-05 deg
peri 239.7125039834986 2.6954e-05 deg
M 27.69509736028198 1.0438e-05 deg
tp 2458965.783360690932
(2020-Apr-26.28336069)
1.3025e-05 TDB
period 451.2708508903059
1.24
7.8682e-07
2.154e-09
d
yr
n .7977470720516538 1.3909e-09 deg/d
Q 1.626517281663748 1.8906e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1010  
   # delay obs. used      3  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      13578 days (37.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-14  
   last obs. used      2020-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47073  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Mar-19 06:31:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .026377 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.36172 au 
 T_jup = 5.374 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.5   n/a MPO347574  
rotation period rot_per 3.5558 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2004) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 66-79.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46-4, in press.]

6239 Minos (1989 QF)          Discovered 1989-Aug-31 by Shoemaker, C. and E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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