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551 Ortrud (A904 WC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000551
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1190429638317609 3.1042e-08  
a 2.972312601201285 1.1252e-08 au
q 2.618479699719793 9.0484e-08 au
i .3956847550212892 3.7326e-06 deg
node 5.644999737152812 0.00050853 deg
peri 69.685779778054 0.00050879 deg
M 253.4639862178572 1.7165e-05 deg
tp 2459754.403479197378
(2022-Jun-23.90347920)
9.0313e-05 TDB
period 1871.716853596786
5.12
1.0629e-05
2.91e-08
d
yr
n .1923367839041497 1.0922e-09 deg/d
Q 3.326145502682777 1.2592e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3663  
   data-arc span      42394 days (116.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-11-17  
   last obs. used      2020-12-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44368  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 00:47:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63317 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91324 au 
 T_jup = 3.251 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.68   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 12
diameter diameter 81.113 km 0.711 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 17.416 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2003) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Buchheim, R.K. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 68-71.]
[Marciniak, A.; Bartczak, P.; Muller, T.; Sanabria, J.J.; et al. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 610, A7.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.040   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.673   0.033 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=9.21, mean=9.40, max.=9.58) deg.
U-B UB 0.289   0.046 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=9.21, mean=9.40, max.=9.58) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T XC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   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)

551 Ortrud (A904 WC)          Discovered 1904-Nov-16 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1912-Sep-05 17:47 00:02 Jupiter 1.97245747696101 1.97245710521069 1.97245784871133 2.51977418533001 2.34316281589571 2419651.240938223 1.55006232040212 40.0898162652218 9.8275633378783 81.2527644016088 3979508.84453999 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
1948-Aug-19 05:23 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.94249557546404 1.94249528946269 1.94249586146538 2.49392141053784 2.31247632661272 2432782.724500878 0.991947891492366 35.427956334277 6.67202136067706 87.873621759893 4080876.46002066 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
1984-Aug-01 15:01 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92670006421396 1.92669978229407 1.92670034613373 2.52808820076413 2.34776128788547 2445914.126002167 0.445315902245092 35.2657629212019 4.90457351861358 89.5738580273462 3967095.24385292 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
2020-Jul-14 07:59 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.91240765269256 1.9124073597461 1.9124079456389 2.59125886606284 2.41429173014749 2459044.832860599 0.221614862405812 35.3901989629832 6.07430434613512 -89.6080471821523 4028768.672502 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
2056-Jun-25 12:54 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92459351771415 1.92459322461393 1.92459381081438 2.74670195605459 2.58150389844474 2472175.037670784 0.731555906825155 38.4148389794548 7.52253797354567 -87.6386583345736 4063880.41365575 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
2092-Jun-08 19:50 00:01 Jupiter 1.93822492572195 1.93822459887344 1.93822525257045 2.93357573329756 2.78062003497636 2485307.326264379 1.28836044116448 52.819575173159 8.87613507360603 89.8404643307641 3727239.7835345 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47
2128-May-23 08:23 00:02 Jupiter 1.96613828503847 1.96613784378709 1.9661387262903 3.1806974262995 3.04224026013283 2498438.849037903 1.84188496989835 79.6021929061516 11.1891682525884 85.1009034072537 3664033.233745 T 46 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 00:47:48 2021-Feb-24 00:47

Alternate Designations
 A904 WC = 1962 DC = 1978 AA = A906 EA 
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