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10091 Bandaisan (1990 VD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010091
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06257912827982777 3.3518e-08  
a 2.37283435080154 9.0758e-09 au
q 2.224344445575948 8.0469e-08 au
i 3.238675452515067 3.3373e-06 deg
node 277.2999123919514 7.6102e-05 deg
peri 226.6733698988538 8.3544e-05 deg
M 299.7961213153187 3.6336e-05 deg
tp 2459223.765453867408
0.00013524 TDB
period 1335.056231397236
n .2696515633826398 1.5471e-09 deg/d
Q 2.521324256027131 9.6437e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1703  
   data-arc span      10698 days (29.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-22  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47388  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:34:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23816 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48194 au 
 T_jup = 3.539 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO452312  
diameter diameter 4.107 km 0.150 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.23 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:
[Polishook, D. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 18-21.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.289   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

10091 Bandaisan           Discovered 1990 Nov. 11 by T. Seki at Geisei.
Mt. Bandaisan is an active volcano and with a height of 1819 meters the symbolic mountain of Fukusima prefecture. The huge eruption of 1888 July 15 caused serious damage. As if to compensate for it, the mountain blessed the prefecture with about 300 scenic lakes, including Lake Hibara and Goshiki-numa Pond.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

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Alternate Designations
 1990 VD3 = 1992 HU4 
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