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4230 van den Bergh (1973 ST1)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004230
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1346657719731491 5.3979e-08  
a 3.959619173988233 4.552e-08 au
q 3.426394001203425 2.2793e-07 au
i 3.100719265049701 5.5803e-06 deg
node 160.529891414589 9.3375e-05 deg
peri 22.42459737028199 9.5397e-05 deg
M 349.0019549972444 2.0288e-05 deg
tp 2457688.420782857378
(2016-Oct-26.92078286)
0.00016255 JED
period 2877.91892292909
7.88
4.9627e-05
1.359e-07
d
yr
n .1250903898410033 2.1571e-09 deg/d
Q 4.492844346773042 5.165e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1421  
   data-arc span      23500 days (64.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-28  
   last obs. used      2016-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45534  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:47:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.42859 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .467257 au 
 T_jup = 3.040 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8 mag n/a MPO358671  
diameter diameter 37.75 km 2.9 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 88.0 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0259   0.005 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

4230 van den Bergh (1973 ST1)          Discovered 1973-Sep-19 by van Houten and Gehrels at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1973 ST1 = 1978 JB2 = 1979 OD 
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