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1029 La Plata (A924 HB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001029
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02783560335536532 2.3294e-08  
a 2.890528151604172 9.2218e-09 au
q 2.810068556488601 7.1468e-08 au
i 2.42452189995468 5.111e-07 deg
node 29.88701007537973 6.2095e-06 deg
peri 140.7485222678114 2.7325e-05 deg
M 290.2448459222633 2.8598e-05 deg
tp 2459548.306771906029
(2021-Nov-29.80677191)
0.00014303 TDB
period 1794.99908704428
4.91
8.59e-06
2.352e-08
d
yr
n .2005572050695529 9.5977e-10 deg/d
Q 2.970987746719743 9.4785e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3302  
   data-arc span      38120 days (104.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1916-10-31  
   last obs. used      2021-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42847  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 11:50:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.81445 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98739 au 
 T_jup = 3.289 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.93   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 2
diameter diameter 20.78 km 1.9 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
rotation period rot_per 15.310 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P. (1987) Icarus 72, 135-208.]
[Slivan, S.M.; Binzel, R.P.; Boroumand, S.C.; Pan M.W.; et al. (2008) Icarus 195, 226-276.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 620, A91.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1819   0.039 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
B-V BV 0.787   0.015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.17, mean=9.27, max.=12.32) deg.
U-B UB 0.390   0.017 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.17, mean=9.27, max.=12.32) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

1029 La Plata (A924 HB)          Discovered 1924-Apr-28 by Hartmann, J. at La Plata
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
1975-Jul-02 21:38 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.99570965628035 1.99570950244392 1.99570981011677 3.47870320936001 3.3544794816261 2442596.401176117 0.530396577787205 28.0721171129152 5.41552901330977 -86.709154139169 9541983.82862188 T 40 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 11:51:53 2021-Apr-12 11:51
2176-Nov-21 09:57 00:02 Jupiter 1.99972082603167 1.99972063067612 1.99972102138768 3.48371004799381 3.3599248410551 2516152.914801489 2.24993801959023 115.40570873472 6.43320786497496 -87.8254505694612 7930075.70144703 T 40 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 11:51:53 2021-Apr-12 11:51

Alternate Designations
 A924 HB = 1938 DR2 = 1969 OU = A916 UL = A916 UR 
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