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87 Sylvia
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000087
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 73 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09170144558919197 3.3091e-08  
a 3.480120626891217 1.501e-08 AU
q 3.160988534580527 1.1626e-07 AU
i 10.87708141821515 4.0572e-06 deg
node 73.06521569826889 2.0453e-05 deg
peri 263.6718278892546 3.4146e-05 deg
M 209.8298702270926 3.0039e-05 deg
tp 2457989.669982129416
(2017-Aug-24.16998213)
0.00020087 JED
period 2371.318411358496
6.49
1.5342e-05
4.2e-08
d
yr
n .1518142811507802 9.8219e-10 deg/d
Q 3.799252719201907 1.6387e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2348  
   data-arc span      43267 days (118.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1894-11-02  
   last obs. used      2013-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47536  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2013-Jul-16 08:47:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.17767 AU 
 T_jup = 3.095 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 6.94 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 20
diameter diameter 260.94 km 13.3 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 20
rotation period rot_per 5.184 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Schober, H.J.; Surdej, J. (1979) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 38, 269-274.]
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1980) Icarus 43, 20-32.]
[Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R.; Greenberg, R.; et al. (1987) Icarus 70, 191-245.]
[Drummond, J.D.; Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R. (1988) Icarus 76, 19-77.]
[Magnusson, P. (1990) Icarus 85, 229-240.]
[Drummond, J.D.; Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R. (1991) Icarus 89, 44-64.]
[Michalowski, T. (1993) Icarus 106, 563-572.]
[De Angelis, G. (1995) Planet. Space Sci. 43, 649-682.]
[Foerster, I.; Potthoff, H. (2001) Minor Planet Bul. 28, 25-26.]
[Kaasalainen, M.; Torppa, J.; Piironen, J. (2002) Icarus 159, 369-395.]
[Marchis, F.; Kaasalainen, M.; Hom, E.F.Y.; Berthier, J.; et al. (2006) Icarus 185, 39-63.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Vereshchagina, I.A.; Gorshanov, D.L.; Devyatkin, A.V.; Papushev, P.G. (2009) Solar System Research 43, 291-300.]
[Hamanowa, H.; Hamanowa, H. (2011) http://www2.ocn.ne.jp/~hamaten/astlcdata.htm]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J. (2013) Icarus 226, 1045-1057.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0435   0.005 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 20
B-V BV .710 mag .015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=19; phase (min.=3.98, mean=10.21, max.=17.32) deg.
U-B UB .251 mag .026 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=9; phase (min.=5.07, mean=8.15, max.=15.60) 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
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

87 Sylvia          Discovered 1866-May-16 by Pogson, N. R. at Madras
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A909 GA 
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