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1079 Mimosa (1927 AD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04861171747178849 3.31e-08  
a 2.873728078815103 1.0267e-08 au
q 2.734031221356997 9.6736e-08 au
i 1.176038288652615 3.7834e-06 deg
node 329.3398850222076 0.00018313 deg
peri 105.8627643403774 0.00018783 deg
M 15.14529900035668 4.0724e-05 deg
tp 2458525.641299304115
(2019-Feb-11.14129930)
0.00020129 TDB
period 1779.372744630781
4.87
9.5362e-06
2.611e-08
d
yr
n .2023184861554681 1.0843e-09 deg/d
Q 3.013424936273208 1.0767e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3229  
   data-arc span      33930 days (92.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1927-01-14  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .431  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 20:53:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74912 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11323 au 
 T_jup = 3.295 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO365256  
diameter diameter 20.7 km n/a DASTCOM value unverified
rotation period rot_per 64.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Slivan, S.M.; Binzel, R.P.; Boroumand, S.C.; Pan M.W.; et al. (2008) Icarus 195, 226-276.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1367   0.044 EAR-A-5-DDR-ALBEDOS-V1.0:IMPS IMPS quality code 2: from the PDS IMPS singleton file
B-V BV 0.800   0.046 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=4.92, mean=9.50, max.=12.08) deg.
U-B UB 0.393   0.060 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=4.92, mean=9.50, max.=12.08) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

1079 Mimosa (1927 AD)          Discovered 1927-Jan-14 by Van Biesbroeck, G. at Williams Bay
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1927 AD = 1961 AM 
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