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2145 Blaauw (1976 UF)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002145
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09591480998394614 8.9599e-08  
a 3.219239805875672 3.3107e-08 AU
q 2.910467031602351 3.0037e-07 AU
i 15.00905221339594 8.9999e-06 deg
node 264.3692204606865 3.1665e-05 deg
peri 278.6032334551109 5.7702e-05 deg
M 109.7221153306558 4.7043e-05 deg
tp 2456157.486499161555
(2012-Aug-17.98649916)
0.00027562 JED
period 2109.737490972017
5.78
3.2545e-05
8.91e-08
d
yr
n .1706373430535842 2.6322e-09 deg/d
Q 3.528012580148993 3.6282e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      909  
   data-arc span      18190 days (49.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1963-09-13  
   last obs. used      2013-07-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4918  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 13:57:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.9605 AU 
 T_jup = 3.129 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.8 mag n/a MPO265968  
diameter diameter 34.20 km 1.9 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 10
rotation period rot_per 12.141 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Moravec, P.; Cochren, J.; Gerhardt, M.; Harris, A.; et al. (2012) Minor Planet Bul. 39, 213-216.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0869   0.010 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 10

2145 Blaauw (1976 UF)          Discovered 1976-Oct-24 by West, R. M. at La Silla (809)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1976 UF = 1929 XS = 1963 RK = 1980 TW 
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