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597 Bandusia (1906 UB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000597
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .144855558773134 4.3346e-08  
a 2.671430428451453 1.2686e-08 au
q 2.284458881014565 1.1511e-07 au
i 12.80401028854334 5.5785e-06 deg
node 36.54104368061711 2.0467e-05 deg
peri 307.6533412222815 2.6147e-05 deg
M 337.2960462845556 1.889e-05 deg
tp 2457701.080368281902
8.404e-05 JED
period 1594.829386780045
n .2257294748793404 1.6079e-09 deg/d
Q 3.05840197588834 1.4524e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1330  
   data-arc span      36314 days (99.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1916-11-15  
   last obs. used      2016-04-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56176  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:28:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30264 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44419 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1 mag n/a MPO256865  
diameter diameter 36.06 km 3.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16
rotation period rot_per 15.340 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:
[Garlitz, J. (2013) Posting on CALL web site.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.2361   0.053 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

597 Bandusia (1906 UB)          Discovered 1906-Apr-16 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1906 UB = 1938 YC = 1950 KK = 1958 HJ = A924 MA 
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