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104 Klymene (A868 RB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000104
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 105 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .161064997152381 1.9753e-08  
a 3.146948615285031 8.7136e-09 au
q 2.640085345525458 6.1264e-08 au
i 2.789480105453671 8.1534e-07 deg
node 41.6724080321374 1.3873e-05 deg
peri 31.74226222206703 1.5908e-05 deg
M 24.41225589114097 6.25e-06 deg
tp 2459062.226703370289
(2020-Jul-31.72670337)
3.5304e-05 TDB
period 2039.073611577217
5.58
8.469e-06
2.319e-08
d
yr
n .1765507620499984 7.3328e-10 deg/d
Q 3.653811885044604 1.0117e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3314  
   data-arc span      49489 days (135.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1885-09-16  
   last obs. used      2021-03-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42708  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 10:17:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65496 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.63318 au 
 T_jup = 3.187 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.41   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 15
diameter diameter 136.553 km 1.554 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.984 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Tedesco, E.F. (1979) PhD Dissertation, New. Mex. State Univ. 280pp.]
[Shevchenko, V.G.; Chiornij, V.G.; Krugly, Yu.N.; Lupishko, D.F.; et al. (1992) Icarus 100, 295-306.]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.052   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.688   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=6; phase (min.=1.37, mean=5.64, max.=11.48) deg.
U-B UB 0.340   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=1.37, mean=5.69, max.=11.48) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   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)

104 Klymene (A868 RB)          Discovered 1868-Sep-13 by Watson, J. C. at Ann Arbor
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A868 RB = 1951 OE = 1968 OS = A893 FA 
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