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38 Leda (A856 AA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000038
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 110 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1547417218413425 3.5152e-08  
a 2.73864013188233 5.895e-09 au
q 2.314858242371057 9.5807e-08 au
i 6.971279645845406 3.7986e-06 deg
node 295.7222356245596 3.151e-05 deg
peri 169.24078422 3.3674e-05 deg
M 91.97851686519239 1.2292e-05 deg
tp 2458577.554137809925
(2019-Apr-04.05413781)
5.6188e-05 TDB
period 1655.392102175189
4.53
5.3449e-06
1.463e-08
d
yr
n .217471135404693 7.0217e-10 deg/d
Q 3.162422021393603 6.8072e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2960  
   data-arc span      60143 days (164.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1856-01-29  
   last obs. used      2020-09-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42253  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:34:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3321 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97527 au 
 T_jup = 3.323 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.5   n/a MPO502153 IRAS observations used: 25
diameter diameter 92.255 km 0.490 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.838 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[De Young, J.A.; Schmidt, R.E. (1996) Minor Planet Bull. 23, 44.]
[Pilcher, F. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 25-27.]
[Pilcher, F. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 119-122.]
[Pilcher, F. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 183-185.]
[Franco, L.; Pilcher, F.; Durech, J. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 229-231.]
[Pilcher, F. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 33.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.055   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.726   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=4.56, mean=11.52, max.=18.34) deg.
U-B UB 0.419   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=4.56, mean=11.52, max.=18.34) 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 Cgh   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)

38 Leda (A856 AA)          Discovered 1856-Jan-12 by Chacornac, J. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A856 AA = 1949 QO2 = A904 SF 
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