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2069 Hubble (1955 FT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002069
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1888615517439847 3.2876e-08  
a 3.152357441977629 1.7991e-08 au
q 2.556998323834036 1.0649e-07 au
i 9.104153267086218 4.5932e-06 deg
node 46.36304976301428 2.6749e-05 deg
peri 69.78110271524109 2.97e-05 deg
M 258.2336717092632 1.3741e-05 deg
tp 2459578.400692977532
(2021-Dec-29.90069298)
8.0309e-05 TDB
period 2044.33286496835
5.60
1.7501e-05
4.792e-08
d
yr
n .1760965673295936 1.5075e-09 deg/d
Q 3.747716560121221 2.1389e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2231  
   data-arc span      23882 days (65.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-16  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44088  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:45:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59089 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.50005 au 
 T_jup = 3.160 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.3   n/a MPO416729  
diameter diameter 38.471 km 0.151 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 32.52 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 54-58.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.043   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

2069 Hubble (1955 FT)          Discovered 1955-Mar-29 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
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
1900-Jun-10 09:05 00:03 Jupiter 1.84795837777112 1.84795635131485 1.84796040422655 2.79416544293119 2.62500454115506 2415180.878237221 3.19469968563148 102.258049184607 43.3169050393295 58.8949592710972 878888.846137117 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
1975-May-27 02:33 00:01 Jupiter 1.81448545112924 1.81448446201125 1.81448644024722 3.35797255641725 3.21595349240397 2442559.606123078 1.37203970447812 116.763966510497 31.6392489907248 -81.669307103077 1275043.52208127 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
1985-Nov-23 05:46 00:01 Jupiter 1.55281010395231 1.55280950889608 1.55281069901287 1.14643228256305 0.472601912792736 2446392.740364190 1.10709103849496 3158.40558260409 437.086698393256 5.73877950130335 1003903.3698719 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
1996-May-19 05:13 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.62105302691293 1.62105248209611 1.62105357173114 1.56002466294394 1.17840970150636 2450222.717110730 0.644941401795894 149.910042587408 103.154766546344 -23.5077997394134 1625913.11345529 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2006-Dec-15 13:17 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97465262487912 1.97465209374376 1.9746531560146 3.22039647888088 3.08432460508079 2454085.053345523 0.307859841279475 67.9669715215342 16.5218546702269 79.0367553779338 2684864.9534161 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2081-Nov-26 11:39 00:02 Jupiter 1.69682085445249 1.69681999074629 1.6968217181585 2.78619915102399 2.60087323900919 2481459.985161370 1.76275806734058 146.642162201717 16.2021985011945 -84.3352973106649 1098218.06836301 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2092-May-27 23:09 00:02 Jupiter 1.51969157348607 1.51969103639763 1.51969211057471 0.90347705065834 n/a 2485295.464287626 2.26800656917006 108.13391132819 25.8724071387087 -86.2197277938426 8766274.85722229 F 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2102-Nov-25 01:28 00:03 Jupiter 1.70368055024871 1.70367932432198 1.70368177617283 1.86117580541426 1.57150599299569 2489127.561387810 2.55840320120744 97.1558498371638 80.3753052473163 12.1963462190061 696168.052235064 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2177-Nov-13 01:13 00:04 Jupiter 1.99394866943995 1.99394583353785 1.99395150534511 4.39659844813518 4.29889344064147 2516509.550442139 4.31843954571679 195.948521465407 38.973667050595 -50.7646238183834 1418110.87064663 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2188-Jun-10 18:42 00:05 Jupiter 1.59848877790723 1.59848695971158 1.59849059610261 2.35924594698336 2.12279587280149 2520372.279223059 4.91827830396159 226.941149245647 41.9842300484772 89.7423772607161 483442.22774401 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45
2198-Dec-15 12:02 00:06 Jupiter 1.52269576126098 1.52269464014864 1.52269688237642 0.818126829258204 n/a 2524212.001464695 5.62679595506659 153.79650407744 36.5535690817029 73.5517284178796 5989441.80051559 F 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 22:45:33 2020-Aug-24 22:45

Alternate Designations
 1955 FT = 1953 VN1 = 1969 TB1 = 1970 WA1 = 1975 TT3 
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