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104 Klymene
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000104
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 93 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1605721897636607 3.833e-08  
a 3.145016317110319 1.1926e-08 au
q 2.640014160229472 1.2391e-07 au
i 2.790040249336136 4.6033e-06 deg
node 41.67434019057399 8.2143e-05 deg
peri 31.83567840484055 8.3189e-05 deg
M 278.3308486977864 1.3928e-05 deg
tp 2459062.655709906015
7.989e-05 TDB
period 2037.195843391307
n .1767134962344662 1.0052e-09 deg/d
Q 3.650018473991167 1.3841e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2740  
   data-arc span      48985 days (134.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1885-09-16  
   last obs. used      2019-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45574  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 01:49:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6552 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.63612 au 
 T_jup = 3.187 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.27   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 15
diameter diameter 136.553 km 1.554 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 8.984 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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,]
[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] (  
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          Discovered 1868-Sep-13 by Watson, J. C. at Ann Arbor
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1951 OE = 1968 OS = A893 FA 
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