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162181 (1999 LF6)
Classification: AMO [NEO]
H:18.2 mag, G:0.15

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History of Radar Detections
Year Month Transmitter Receiver Frequency Obs
2004 Oct 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 0.25 0.01 2008Icar..198..294B Date: 2004T

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2019-04-27 00:00 TT from MPO475396 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Units
e 0.280426
a 1.409458 AU
i 18.94341 deg
om 208.52434 deg
w 140.84247 deg
ma 263.78743 deg
n 0.58901435 deg/d

Link to complete orbital information at Minor Planet Center

Earth Close-Approach Data (+/- 10 years)
date nominal distance RTT SNR/run at Arecibo
2009-10-23 00:54:00 0.15015 149.9 16.8
2014-05-31 19:54:00 0.45967 458.8 0.3
2014-10-28 02:53:00 0.26282 262.3 2.4
2019-05-23 22:43:00 0.49806 497.1 0.3
2019-11-02 13:25:00 0.38695 386.2 0.6

Link to complete Close-Approach Data on SBDB at JPL