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66 Maja
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1705546239838779 3.4725e-08  
a 2.646386188971193 8.1003e-09 AU
q 2.195032787595084 9.1857e-08 AU
i 3.046710139240355 4.465e-06 deg
node 7.537360160208841 7.2813e-05 deg
peri 43.98264851109406 7.3717e-05 deg
M 12.81129101624372 1.3141e-05 deg
tp 2456944.541166245491
(2014-Oct-14.04116625)
5.7282e-05 JED
period 1572.455119946973
4.31
7.2196e-06
1.977e-08
d
yr
n .2289413512877493 1.0511e-09 deg/d
Q 3.097739590347303 9.4818e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1534  
   data-arc span      56027 days (153.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1861-04-10  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5746  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:33:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20656 AU 
 T_jup = 3.370 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.36 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
diameter diameter 71.82 km 5.3 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
rotation period rot_per 9.73509 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Barucci, M.A.; Fulchignoni, M.; Di Martino, M. (1989) Bul. Amer. Astron. Soc. 21, 963.]
[Di Martino, M.; Ferreri, W.; Fulchignoni, M.; De Angelis, G.; et al. (1990) Icarus 87, 372-376.]
[Riccioli, D.; Blanco, C.; Cigna, M. (2001) Planetary and Space Sci. 49, 657-671.]
[Ditteon, R.; Hawkins, S. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 59-64.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0618   0.010 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
B-V BV .697 mag .025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=4; phase (min.=2.85, mean=7.08, max.=9.86) deg.
U-B UB .360 mag .046 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=4; phase (min.=2.85, mean=7.08, max.=9.86) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   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)

66 Maja          Discovered 1861-Apr-09 by Tuttle, H. P. at Cambridge
Apr. 10, given by some authorities, is the civil date.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1947 FO = 1974 KR = 1992 OX10 = A902 UF = A906 QD 
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