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796 Sarita (A914 UF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000796
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 79 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3203409752932753 4.8334e-08  
a 2.634204713301443 1.0985e-08 au
q 1.790361006320316 1.2604e-07 au
i 19.05130795227324 5.0519e-06 deg
node 33.18614915968787 1.3444e-05 deg
peri 329.538676822388 1.4884e-05 deg
M 263.861901849637 1.1278e-05 deg
tp 2459417.528500320748
(2021-Jul-22.02850032)
5.0737e-05 TDB
period 1561.610464570049
4.28
9.7681e-06
2.674e-08
d
yr
n .2305312420528106 1.442e-09 deg/d
Q 3.47804842028257 1.4504e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2342  
   data-arc span      38546 days (105.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1914-10-16  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47226  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:13:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .812498 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04867 au 
 T_jup = 3.250 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO473773 IRAS observations used: 6
diameter diameter 43.580 km 0.303 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.1755 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019) Minor Plantet Bull. 46, 238-265.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.209   0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.715   0.015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=16.16, mean=20.57, max.=27.90) deg.
U-B UB 0.248   0.043 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=16.16, mean=20.57, max.=27.90) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T XD   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

796 Sarita (A914 UF)          Discovered 1914-Oct-15 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 A914 UF = 1930 HR = 1960 HE 
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