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95 Arethusa
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000095
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1524500279320299 3.852e-08  
a 3.06456541832916 1.007e-08 au
q 2.597372334705347 1.1823e-07 au
i 12.99548738912292 4.6207e-06 deg
node 243.0379451503427 2.2569e-05 deg
peri 154.1964018533852 2.7366e-05 deg
M 250.1847951078196 1.5375e-05 deg
tp 2458198.239212565224
(2018-Mar-20.73921257)
8.4826e-05 JED
period 1959.52934509166
5.36
9.6587e-06
2.644e-08
d
yr
n .1837175855017167 9.0556e-10 deg/d
Q 3.531758501952973 1.1606e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1409  
   data-arc span      52424 days (143.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1872-09-23  
   last obs. used      2016-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57115  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:25:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61093 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8941 au 
 T_jup = 3.176 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.0 mag n/a MPO337240  
diameter diameter 136.04 km 10.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 21
rotation period rot_per 8.705 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Carlsson, M.; Lagerkvist, C.-I. (1981) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 45, 1-4.]
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1983) Icarus 54, 59-109.]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Herald, D.; Dunham, D.; et al. (2011) Icarus 214, 652-670.]
[Alton, K.B.(2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 87-88.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2015) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0698   0.012 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 21
B-V BV .711 mag .018 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=6; phase (min.=4.61, mean=12.77, max.=20.53) deg.
U-B UB .374 mag .049 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=7; phase (min.=4.61, mean=11.82, max.=20.53) 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)

95 Arethusa          Discovered 1867-Nov-23 by Luther, R. at Dusseldorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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