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1036 Ganymed (A924 UB)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2001036
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 783 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .533234731246704 2.4281e-08  
a 2.664145333304944 2.3786e-09 au
q 1.243530512497922 6.4758e-08 au
i 26.68761298568435 4.0549e-06 deg
node 215.5575046748637 7.1897e-06 deg
peri 132.3963555750316 7.6041e-06 deg
M 274.1561977877303 2.3105e-06 deg
tp 2458979.240493073043
1.0548e-05 TDB
period 1588.310093361722
n .2266559921167822 3.0354e-10 deg/d
Q 4.084760154111966 3.6469e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      6153  
   # delay obs. used      0  
   # Doppler obs. used      1  
   data-arc span      34631 days (94.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1924-10-23  
   last obs. used      2019-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38253  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Aug-18 05:25:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .343497 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.94996 au 
 T_jup = 3.035 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.45   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
magnitude slope G 0.30   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17260) Fit
diameter diameter 37.675 km 0.399 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (  
rotation period rot_per 10.297 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Lupishko, D.F.; Velichko, F.P.; Kazakov, V.V.; Shevchenko, V.G. (1987) Kin. Fiz. Neb. Tel 3(1), 92-93; Kinematics and Physics of Celestial Bodies 3(1), 102-104.]
[Lupishko, D.F.; Velichko, F.P.; Shevchenko, V.G. (1988) Astron. Vestn. 22, 167-173; Solar Sys. Res. 22, 107-111.]
[Hahn, G.; Magnusson, P.; Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W.; et al. (1989) Icarus 78, 363-381.]
[Kaasalainen, M.; Torppa, J.; Piironen, J. (2002) Icarus 159, 369-395.]
[Gaftonyuk, N.M.; Krugly, Yu.N. (2004) Astronomical School Report 5, No. 1-2, 122-125 (in Russian).]
[Pilcher, F.; Benishek, V.; Briggs, J.W.; Ferrero, A.; et al. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 141-144.]
[Skiff, B.A.; Bowell, E.; Koehn, B.W.; Sanborn, J.J.; McLelland, K.P.; Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 111-130.]
[Velichko, F.P.; Magnusson, P. (2012) Astronomicheskii Tsirkulyar 1575, 1-2.]
[Velichko, F.P.; Psarev, V.A.; Kiselev, N.N.; Zaitsev, S.V.; et al. (2013) LPSC 44, #2372.]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2015) Icarus 256, 101-116.]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 256-266.]
[Viikinkoski, M.; Hanus, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 607, A117.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.238   0.041 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (  
B-V BV 0.842   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=.00, mean=12.82, max.=24.42) deg.
U-B UB 0.417   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=.00, mean=12.82, max.=24.42) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1036 Ganymed (A924 UB)          Discovered 1924-Oct-23 by Baade, W. at Bergedorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A924 UB = 1952 BF = 1954 HH 
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