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9983 Rickfienberg (1995 DA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009983
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1156394809353219 1.9256e-08  
a 2.706871905830053 9.4394e-09 au
q 2.39385064368146 5.3334e-08 au
i 8.314920809896917 9.8803e-07 deg
node 49.17879941144982 4.2834e-06 deg
peri 8.683344859053372 8.9645e-06 deg
M 11.3431832807103 7.1847e-06 deg
tp 2459149.245449109270
(2020-Oct-26.74544911)
3.244e-05 TDB
period 1626.671972411912
4.45
8.5088e-06
2.33e-08
d
yr
n .2213107535542141 1.1576e-09 deg/d
Q 3.019893167978646 1.0531e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2150  
   data-arc span      12352 days (33.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-05-30  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48324  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 00:28:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40537 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32211 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.41   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 7.444 km 0.280 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.2963 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Tatge, C.B.; Odden, C.; Arion, D.N.; Feinberg, R.T. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 135-136.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.167   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

9983 Rickfienberg           Discovered 1995 Feb. 19 by D. di Cicco at Sudbury.
Trained as an astronomer at Rice and Harvard universities, Richard Tresch Fienberg (b. 1956) became editor of Sky & Telescope in 2000. As the fourth at the helm in the magazine's six-decade history, he says it's a dream job that conflicts with stargazing at his private observatory in New Hampshire.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1995 DA = 1987 KS2 = 1993 TS37 
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