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108 Hecuba (A869 GB)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000108
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 58 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05600496121871852 1.9411e-08  
a 3.240237933193438 8.319e-09 au
q 3.058768533405519 6.1144e-08 au
i 4.220372017058254 5.5043e-07 deg
node 349.9491996386438 8.3295e-06 deg
peri 206.81016586794 1.6787e-05 deg
M 75.20940631913517 1.589e-05 deg
tp 2458755.424755038593
(2019-Sep-28.92475504)
9.4098e-05 TDB
period 2130.412883545669
5.83
8.2045e-06
2.246e-08
d
yr
n .1689813288215044 6.5077e-10 deg/d
Q 3.421707332981357 8.7849e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3158  
   data-arc span      51556 days (141.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1880-01-26  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44838  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 17:52:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.05717 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.54629 au 
 T_jup = 3.177 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.06   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 14
diameter diameter 75.498 km 1.891 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 14.256 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Blanco, C.; Di Martino, M.; Lazzarin, M.; Cellino, A.; et al. (1994) Seventy-Five Years of Hirayama Asteroid Families, ASP Conf. Ser. 63, 280-285.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pilcher, F. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 158-160.]
[Pilcher, F. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 250-252.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Behrend, R. (2016) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.148   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
B-V BV 0.855   0.013 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=2.51, mean=7.27, max.=10.66) deg.
U-B UB 0.502   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=2.51, mean=7.27, max.=10.66) 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 Sl   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)

108 Hecuba (A869 GB)          Discovered 1869-Apr-02 by Luther, R. at Dusseldorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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