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46 Hestia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000046
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 133 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .17174836660555 2.6724e-08  
a 2.525143179645035 4.1935e-09 AU
q 2.091453963095855 6.7148e-08 AU
i 2.344621728666516 3.091e-06 deg
node 181.1286693202829 8.4525e-05 deg
peri 176.5452476064428 8.4564e-05 deg
M 38.07317524868478 1.0831e-05 deg
tp 2456845.495596384952
(2014-Jul-06.99559639)
4.3981e-05 JED
period 1465.640439415278
4.01
3.651e-06
9.996e-09
d
yr
n .2456264103517935 6.1187e-10 deg/d
Q 2.958832396194214 4.9137e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2226  
   data-arc span      54993 days (150.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1864-04-05  
   last obs. used      2014-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61415  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 12:40:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08766 AU 
 T_jup = 3.432 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.36 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
magnitude slope G 0.06   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 124.14 km 3.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
rotation period rot_per 21.040 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Scaltriti, F.; Zappala, V.; Harris, A.W. (1981) Icarus 46, 275-280.]
[Pilcher, F. (2012) Minor Planet Bul. 39, 171-173.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0519   0.003 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
B-V BV .692 mag .030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=6; phase (min.=5.29, mean=10.53, max.=19.03) deg.
U-B UB .226 mag .040 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=7; phase (min.=5.29, mean=11.62, max.=19.03) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T P   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xc   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)

46 Hestia          Discovered 1857-Aug-16 by Pogson, N. R. at Oxford
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1935 EY 
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