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7359 Messier (1996 BH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007359
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1744464728638526 3.4719e-08  
a 3.103150403009191 1.5077e-08 au
q 2.561816760438195 1.0997e-07 au
i 3.668768686148318 3.6548e-06 deg
node 119.0585494157366 6.1072e-05 deg
peri 278.1410560226887 6.1928e-05 deg
M 236.2214648518023 1.2294e-05 deg
tp 2459687.007842643680
(2022-Apr-17.50784264)
7.0864e-05 TDB
period 1996.653321642764
5.47
1.4552e-05
3.984e-08
d
yr
n .1803017059084683 1.3141e-09 deg/d
Q 3.644484045580187 1.7708e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2034  
   data-arc span      24213 days (66.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-28  
   last obs. used      2020-09-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49377  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:28:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57242 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.78966 au 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO384822  
diameter diameter 11.991 km 0.091 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.102   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7359 Messier (1996 BH)          Discovered 1996-Jan-16 by Klet at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1996 BH = 1978 WR14 = 1989 WT1 
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