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6239 Minos (1989 QF)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2006239
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 172 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4127379590649852 2.5396e-08  
a 1.151361173138676 1.84e-09 au
q .676150712390752 2.8277e-08 au
i 3.942457750392446 2.4103e-06 deg
node 344.5935093457151 2.7354e-05 deg
peri 239.70458542575 2.7282e-05 deg
M 68.59143817490551 1.2408e-05 deg
tp 2458514.522818343675
(2019-Jan-31.02281834)
1.5348e-05 TDB
period 451.248526344513
1.24
1.0817e-06
2.962e-09
d
yr
n .7977865388642891 1.9124e-09 deg/d
Q 1.6265716338866 2.5994e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      884  
   # delay obs. used      3  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      12039 days (32.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-14  
   last obs. used      2015-12-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-06 09:30:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0263035 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.36225 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-January); 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.]

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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