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5890 Carlsberg (1979 KG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005890
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1857576323434154 5.7944e-08  
a 2.678999910400997 2.3499e-08 AU
q 2.181355229996686 1.5983e-07 AU
i 13.79690689021526 6.9711e-06 deg
node 124.3408678086249 2.6097e-05 deg
peri 239.9154680710771 3.1297e-05 deg
M 319.4982252716467 1.9779e-05 deg
tp 2457180.689312600537
(2015-Jun-07.18931260)
8.9205e-05 JED
period 1601.612595281715
4.38
2.1073e-05
5.769e-08
d
yr
n .2247734571147512 2.9574e-09 deg/d
Q 3.176644590805309 2.7864e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1006  
   data-arc span      12854 days (35.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-05-19  
   last obs. used      2014-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51161  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:48:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21272 AU 
 T_jup = 3.312 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 28114)  

5890 Carlsberg (1979 KG)          Discovered 1979-May-19 by West, R. M. at La Silla (809)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1979 KG = 1986 CJ2 = 1986 EW2 = 1988 OC 
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