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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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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
1960-Apr-18 13:42 00:01 Jupiter 1.86949623874964 1.86949575539896 1.86949672210011 2.38411527653201 2.18583053069835 2437043.070730687 1.30291345300394 47.2744737758674 6.33231975435525 89.7518070211211 2212679.1419552 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
1970-Apr-19 18:58 00:01 Jupiter 1.83058601435138 1.83058563728321 1.83058639141955 1.84510481219359 1.57448418270445 2440696.290421386 1.03649170379678 80.2966625849549 16.3184048036335 -82.4505406041231 2963944.1760016 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2031-Apr-16 20:49 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.83728105241977 1.83728073543798 1.83728136940144 2.19590131853752 1.97482745224475 2462973.367702667 0.455483706576397 47.7629812802721 8.00697610951787 89.2464686269327 3358166.71706779 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2041-Apr-17 07:27 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.85429879572676 1.85429840749048 1.85429918396294 1.92486825133786 1.67079041858544 2466626.810630887 0.702816232453121 64.8702416790244 11.8245830254998 -83.8907761565383 3011298.46472141 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2102-Apr-15 13:32 00:02 Jupiter 1.81421324120293 1.81421286186514 1.81421362054053 2.04826483806914 1.80599721455804 2488904.063912415 2.1550308554306 52.7812964384077 22.2429741460703 -88.41321707512 2048672.92399523 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2112-Apr-16 11:20 00:02 Jupiter 1.88497863019147 1.88497792435871 1.88497933602637 2.04237161066138 1.80902569857021 2492557.972038245 2.3963736094111 141.897626009678 7.4757022319644 -87.9686100217772 3020115.63308013 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2173-Apr-14 13:20 00:04 Jupiter 1.79567664480771 1.79567625704962 1.7956770325654 1.93303951797149 1.67129881407852 2514836.055297689 3.87591832291764 60.3492421334792 41.9039366141329 71.1591429447674 1614300.26147676 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28
2183-Apr-16 12:40 00:04 Jupiter 1.92577919266464 1.92577794747596 1.92578043786088 2.20034981430196 1.9904451713003 2518490.027809985 4.08123436250291 229.912479019088 5.94298840345109 88.8580656158326 3066677.50654487 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:28:48 2020-Nov-13 03:28

Alternate Designations
 1996 BH = 1978 WR14 = 1989 WT1 
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