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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 206 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4126441604595505 2.147e-08  
a 1.1513991468821 1.3276e-09 au
q .676281012563093 2.4059e-08 au
i 3.942233776258177 2.2817e-06 deg
node 344.5827116726711 2.6817e-05 deg
peri 239.7125057970699 2.6616e-05 deg
M 27.69509736688359 1.0354e-05 deg
tp 2458965.783360683303
(2020-Apr-26.28336068)
1.292e-05 TDB
period 451.2708508819151
1.24
7.8052e-07
2.137e-09
d
yr
n .7977470720664869 1.3798e-09 deg/d
Q 1.626517281201107 1.8755e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1027  
   # delay obs. used      3  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      13740 days (37.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-14  
   last obs. used      2020-08-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47034  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-28 09:18:00  

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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