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6178 (1986 DA)
Classification: AMO [NEO]
H:15.8 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
1986 Apr Arecibo Arecibo 2380 [A]

Radar-Based Physical Properties
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name symbol value units uncertainty reference notes
morphology
number of components N
morphological type
spectrum-based or image-based dimensions
maximum range extent Rmax km
minimum range extent Rmin km
maximum Doppler bandwidth Bmax Hz
minimum Doppler bandwidth Bmin Hz
effective diameter Deff km
quality code for size Q
shape-based dimensions
equivalent diameter Dequ km
extent along principal axis x Ex km
extent along principal axis y Ey km
extent along principal axis z Ez km
DEEVE extent along x Dx km
DEEVE extent along y Dy km
DEEVE extent along z Dz km
surface area A km2
volume V km3
spin
spin period Pspin h
spin rate ω deg/day
YORP acceleration ω̇ deg/day2
spin axis ecliptic longitude λ deg
spin axis ecliptic latitude β deg
reflectivity
radar cross-section OC σOC km2
radar cross-section SC σSC km2
radar cross-section σT km2
projected area Aproj km2
radar albedo OC σ̂OC
radar albedo SC σ̂SC
radar albedo σ̂T
circular polarization ratio μC 0.09 0.02 2008Icar..198..294B Date: 1986T

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO473852 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.5816637
a 2.8216523 AU
i 4.30561 deg
om 64.64044 deg
w 127.39209 deg
ma 357.87765 deg
n 0.20794517 deg/d

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Earth Close-Approach Data (+/- 10 years)
RTT SNR/run at Arecibo
0.0 0.0

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