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81 Terpsichore
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000081
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2072853671067457 4.304e-08  
a 2.85554778155403 1.1011e-08 AU
q 2.26363451136375 1.2168e-07 AU
i 7.801352659462494 5.2362e-06 deg
node 1.011924941266951 2.5685e-05 deg
peri 51.6961137172005 2.721e-05 deg
M 20.28451555235578 8.7911e-06 deg
tp 2456901.189604029583
(2014-Aug-31.68960403)
4.2811e-05 JED
period 1762.51399532182
4.83
1.0195e-05
2.791e-08
d
yr
n .2042536972503683 1.1814e-09 deg/d
Q 3.44746105174431 1.3294e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1276  
   data-arc span      54752 days (149.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1864-11-19  
   last obs. used      2014-10-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55719  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 12:40:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28343 AU 
 T_jup = 3.258 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.48 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 32
diameter diameter 119.08 km 2.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 32
rotation period rot_per 10.943 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Zeigler, K.W. (1990) Minor Planet Bul. 17, 1-3.]
[Fauerbach, M.; Bennett, T.; Marks, S.A. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 57-58.]
[Pilcher, F. (2010) Minor Planet Bul. 37, 45-46.]
[Pilcher, F. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 156-158.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0505   0.002 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 32
B-V BV .701 mag .011 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=4; phase (min.=2.09, mean=9.43, max.=12.17) deg.
U-B UB .346 mag .038 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=4; phase (min.=2.09, mean=9.43, max.=12.17) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Cb   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)

81 Terpsichore          Discovered 1864-Sep-30 by Tempel, E. W. at Marseille
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1936 QR = 1936 RK = 1974 LF = A909 AA 
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