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91 Aegina (A866 VA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000091
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 122 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1063828757042159 3.2723e-08  
a 2.589529372879112 5.1384e-09 au
q 2.314047791471697 8.5746e-08 au
i 2.10320690033033 3.1002e-06 deg
node 10.44299569157043 9.7457e-05 deg
peri 74.27179985083983 9.883e-05 deg
M 261.3310255007186 1.6375e-05 deg
tp 2459417.664941183555
(2021-Jul-22.16494118)
6.9672e-05 TDB
period 1522.05269780293
4.17
4.5303e-06
1.24e-08
d
yr
n .2365226910472001 7.04e-10 deg/d
Q 2.865010954286527 5.6851e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2958  
   data-arc span      56231 days (153.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1866-11-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48358  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:33:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33125 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31299 au 
 T_jup = 3.411 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.9   n/a MPO492749 IRAS observations used: 6
diameter diameter 103.402 km 0.483 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.025 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1980) Icarus 43, 20-32.]
[Shevchenko, V.G.; Piironen, J.; Erikson, A.; Bel'skaya, I.N.; et al. (1997) Planet. Space Sci. 45, 1615-1623.]
[Warner, B.D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 109-116.]
[Franco, L.; Marchini, A.; Baj, G.; Scarfi, G.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 399-400.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.724   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=4.15, mean=9.96, max.=21.15) deg.
U-B UB 0.317   0.035 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=4.15, mean=9.96, max.=21.15) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T CP   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 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)

91 Aegina (A866 VA)          Discovered 1866-Nov-04 by Stephan, E. at Marseille
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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