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487 Venetia (A902 NC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000487
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 86 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08643395335483672 3.6354e-08  
a 2.67142578410836 8.5032e-09 au
q 2.44052389249383 9.4639e-08 au
i 10.25323558004714 3.98e-06 deg
node 114.7742820004586 1.9702e-05 deg
peri 280.5848568946 3.0261e-05 deg
M 279.3385081910056 2.4722e-05 deg
tp 2459357.836061249514
0.00010995 TDB
period 1594.825227810633
n .2257300635344263 1.0778e-09 deg/d
Q 2.902327675722891 9.2381e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2605  
   data-arc span      42807 days (117.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1902-07-09  
   last obs. used      2019-09-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44331  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:28:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47319 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44489 au 
 T_jup = 3.353 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.3   n/a MPO492754 IRAS observations used: 22
diameter diameter 59.046 km 0.458 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 13.34 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Neely, A.W. (1992) Minor Planet Bull. 19, 31-32.]
[Schober, H.J.; Erikson, A.; Hahn, G.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; et al. (1994) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 105, 281-300.]
[Erikson, A.; Mottola, S.; Lagerros, J.S.V.; Lindgren, M.; et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497.]
[Tungalag, N.; Shevchenko, V.G.; Lupishko, D.F. (2002) Kin. Fiz. Neb. Tel 18, 508-516; Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies 18, ???-???.]
[Ferrero, A. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 184-185.]
[Marciniak, A.; Pilcher, F.; Oszkiewicz, D.; Santana-Ros, T.; et al. (2015) Planet. Space Sci. 118, 256-266.]
[Marciniak, A.; Bartczak, P.; Muller, T.; Sanabria, J.J.; et al. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 610, A7.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.328   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
B-V BV 0.852   0.019 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=3.60, mean=8.94, max.=14.29) deg.
U-B UB 0.424   0.024 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=3.60 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

487 Venetia (A902 NC)          Discovered 1902-Jul-09 by Carnera, L. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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