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50240 Cortina (2000 BY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2050240
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1362584483000202 1.5902e-07  
a 2.542623697895761 2.2433e-08 AU
q 2.196169738209625 4.1086e-07 AU
i 12.70509153654935 6.8381e-06 deg
node 72.14408055313625 4.7454e-05 deg
peri 90.39925619511426 5.4176e-05 deg
M 234.9627988537531 2.6008e-05 deg
tp 2457514.849480483171
(2016-May-06.34948048)
0.00010757 JED
period 1480.885778604134
4.05
1.9598e-05
5.366e-08
d
yr
n .243097749469464 3.2172e-09 deg/d
Q 2.889077657581897 2.549e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      624  
   data-arc span      13116 days (35.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-29  
   last obs. used      2014-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5332  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 14:33:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24824 AU 
 T_jup = 3.398 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO263752  

50240 Cortina           Discovered 2000 Jan. 28 by A. Dimai at Col Drusié.
Cortina d´ Ampezzo (6500 inhabitants, altitude 12~300 m) is the most important town in the Dolomites, the spectacular rocky mountains in the Alps, and the most famous holiday resort in Italy. It hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics. In its area is located the Col Druscié Astronomical Observatory.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2000 BY3 = 1978 WP5 
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