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100 Hekate
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000100
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .168248437518508 4.4982e-08  
a 3.089147351922218 1.3571e-08 AU
q 2.569403136696868 1.4121e-07 AU
i 6.429954340432573 5.2269e-06 deg
node 127.2035134106825 4.105e-05 deg
peri 184.8487048320405 4.3422e-05 deg
M 315.6611711841022 1.7803e-05 deg
tp 2457244.751972865577
(2015-Aug-10.25197287)
9.8637e-05 JED
period 1983.153650645814
5.43
1.3068e-05
3.578e-08
d
yr
n .1815290509047375 1.1962e-09 deg/d
Q 3.608891567147568 1.5854e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1579  
   data-arc span      52463 days (143.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1871-01-15  
   last obs. used      2014-09-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60629  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 13:25:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55619 AU 
 T_jup = 3.194 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.67 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 23
diameter diameter 88.66 km 2.0 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 23
rotation period rot_per 27.066 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Galad, A.; Vilagi, J.; Kornos, L.; Gajdos, S. (2009) Minor Planet Bul. 36, 116-118.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1922   0.009 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 23
B-V BV .838 mag .025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=3; phase (min.=2.98, mean=5.97, max.=11.64) deg.
U-B UB .363 mag .049 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=3; phase (min.=2.98, mean=5.97, max.=11.64) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

100 Hekate          Discovered 1868-Jul-11 by Watson, J. C. at Ann Arbor
Independent discovery July 18 by C. Wolf, Paris, was announced first.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1955 QA 
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