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19776 Balears (2000 PA5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2019776
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1634232619777427 6.2346e-08  
a 2.267171766445662 2.0348e-08 AU
q 1.896663160909271 1.4559e-07 AU
i 6.862071450000681 9.4085e-06 deg
node 321.4563545732159 6.1171e-05 deg
peri 307.5240167254417 7.0536e-05 deg
M 111.4143524539512 4.2082e-05 deg
tp 2456614.609840868296
(2013-Nov-18.10984087)
0.0001432 JED
period 1246.881162324492
3.41
1.6786e-05
4.596e-08
d
yr
n .2887203775930592 3.8869e-09 deg/d
Q 2.637680371982054 2.3673e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      608  
   data-arc span      14003 days (38.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-30  
   last obs. used      2014-10-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54971  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:40:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .891185 AU 
 T_jup = 3.588 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1 mag n/a MPO266059  

19776 Balears           Discovered 2000 Aug. 4 by J. Nomen at Ametlla de Mar Observatory.
The people of the western Mediterranean group of islands Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, known as the Balears (or Balearic Islands), have a distinct culture and history. The name of the islands was given by Greek navigators after suffering the accurate sling shots (ballein) thrown at them by the islanders.
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Reference: 20010804/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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