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790 Pretoria (1912 NW)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000790
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 51 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1510795964357931 3.6156e-08  
a 3.411777151589403 2.2225e-08 AU
q 2.896327236398416 1.2661e-07 AU
i 20.52518838636758 4.2887e-06 deg
node 252.0528477708231 9.9551e-06 deg
peri 38.72640582712981 1.5096e-05 deg
M 353.2059064144145 1.3831e-05 deg
tp 2457043.940862114164
(2015-Jan-21.44086211)
8.8737e-05 JED
period 2301.809676905024
6.30
2.2492e-05
6.158e-08
d
yr
n .1563986821378083 1.5282e-09 deg/d
Q 3.927227066780389 2.5583e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1328  
   data-arc span      33042 days (90.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1924-01-05  
   last obs. used      2014-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52495  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 11:56:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.90905 AU 
 T_jup = 3.024 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.00 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 24
diameter diameter 170.37 km 2.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 24
rotation period rot_per 10.37 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Schober, H.J.; Stanzel, R. (1979) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 38, 265-268.]
[Warner, B.D. (2005) Minor Planet Bul. 32, 54-58.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) 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]
[Warner, B.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bul. 37, 24-27.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0384   0.001 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 24
B-V BV .706 mag .035 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=3; phase (min.=6.21, mean=9.23, max.=11.25) deg.
U-B UB .309 mag .049 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=3; phase (min.=6.21, mean=9.23, max.=11.25) 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

790 Pretoria (1912 NW)          Discovered 1912-Jan-16 by Wood, H. E. at Johannesburg (UO)
and K. Van der Spuy.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1912 NW = 1970 HN 
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