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2825 Crosby (1938 SD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002825
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1740469950941244 2.8137e-08  
a 2.245877181235242 5.6849e-09 au
q 1.854989006490787 6.2294e-08 au
i 3.519042416523856 3.5855e-06 deg
node 329.3665987299311 5.0352e-05 deg
peri 82.02538204517199 5.1837e-05 deg
M 60.03796251463232 1.0372e-05 deg
tp 2458795.477806645003
3.5526e-05 TDB
period 1229.355336464166
n .2928364072794616 1.1119e-09 deg/d
Q 2.636765355979699 6.6744e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2413  
   data-arc span      29806 days (81.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1938-09-16  
   last obs. used      2020-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42856  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:45:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .86958 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73002 au 
 T_jup = 3.608 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO347542  
diameter diameter 5.065 km 0.151 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 2.8135 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Aznar Macias, A. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 276-279.]
[Pray, D.P.; Pravec, P.; Vrastil, V.; Hornoch, K; et al. (2017) CBET 4371.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.301   0.039 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2825 Crosby (1938 SD1)          Discovered 1938-Sep-19 by Jackson, C. at Johannesburg (UO)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1938 SD1 = 1948 RA = 1972 XA1 
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