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1054 Forsytia (1925 WD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001054
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1338190038967128 3.341e-08  
a 2.921521539815072 1.2237e-08 au
q 2.530566437494228 9.9145e-08 au
i 10.87179755622336 4.1184e-06 deg
node 85.77269191703142 1.9468e-05 deg
peri 295.5370001337821 2.4831e-05 deg
M .6979908113631771 1.6135e-05 deg
tp 2458996.963617192985
(2020-May-27.46361719)
8.1741e-05 TDB
period 1823.946375510152
4.99
1.146e-05
3.138e-08
d
yr
n .1973742237346803 1.2401e-09 deg/d
Q 3.312476642135915 1.3875e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2961  
   data-arc span      41422 days (113.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1907-03-07  
   last obs. used      2020-08-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41631  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:26:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55764 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18483 au 
 T_jup = 3.240 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.4   n/a MPO400003  
diameter diameter 47.780 km 3.344 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.650 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Gross, J. (2003) Minor Planet Bull. 30, 44-46.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.035   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1054 Forsytia (1925 WD)          Discovered 1925-Nov-20 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1925 WD = 1962 DD = A907 EA 
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