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36 Atalante
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000036
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 76 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3020037276144704 5.1145e-08  
a 2.7489332684076 1.0229e-08 au
q 1.918745174385075 1.4091e-07 au
i 18.42627708292011 6.0014e-06 deg
node 358.4132891310944 1.3213e-05 deg
peri 47.00958907970218 1.6183e-05 deg
M 41.22715287736862 9.2399e-06 deg
tp 2457209.854935859446
(2015-Jul-06.35493586)
4.1941e-05 JED
period 1664.73351421448
4.56
9.2919e-06
2.544e-08
d
yr
n .2162508274904703 1.207e-09 deg/d
Q 3.579121362430125 1.3318e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1012  
   data-arc span      54734 days (149.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1866-02-08  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53264  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 12:30:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .966518 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09255 au 
 T_jup = 3.208 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.46 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
diameter diameter 105.61 km 4.0 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
rotation period rot_per 9.93 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1980) Icarus 43, 20-32.]
[Schober, H.J.; Schroll, A. (1982) Astron. Astrophys. 107, 402-405.]
[Di Martino, M.; Zappala, V.; De Sanctis, G.; Cacciatori, S. (1987) Icarus 69, 338-353.]
[Brinsfield, J.W. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 58-59.]
[Warner, B.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 72-77.]
[Warner, B.D. (2011) http://www.minorplanetobserver.com/PDO/PDOLig htcurves.htm]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2015) Astron. Astrophys., in press.arXiv:1510.07422]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0654   0.005 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
B-V BV .713 mag .019 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=5; phase (min.=7.52, mean=11.27, max.=19.66) deg.
U-B UB .363 mag .018 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=5; phase (min.=7.52, mean=11.27, max.=19.66) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

36 Atalante          Discovered 1855-Oct-05 by Goldschmidt, H. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 A901 SB = A912 HC 
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