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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1634232659616214 5.8602e-08  
a 2.26717176531477 1.8912e-08 AU
q 1.896663150931056 1.35e-07 AU
i 6.862075537425886 8.9571e-06 deg
node 321.4563516522701 6.1137e-05 deg
peri 307.5240210907645 7.0472e-05 deg
M 111.4143518054875 4.1797e-05 deg
tp 2456614.609843403018
(2013-Nov-18.10984340)
0.00014241 JED
period 1246.881161391553
3.41
1.5601e-05
4.271e-08
d
yr
n .288720377809085 3.6125e-09 deg/d
Q 2.637680379698485 2.2002e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      628  
   data-arc span      14031 days (38.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-30  
   last obs. used      2014-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54903  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:34:57  

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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