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1102 Pepita (1928 VA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001102
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 65 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1108339898367751 2.0044e-08  
a 3.070484354614073 1.1143e-08 au
q 2.7301703228608 6.0118e-08 au
i 15.82361705575824 2.1313e-07 deg
node 216.5631591618505 1.6816e-06 deg
peri 117.4505431678876 9.0936e-06 deg
M 162.7435452232032 1.2153e-05 deg
tp 2458508.096968537375
(2019-Jan-24.59696854)
6.3838e-05 TDB
period 1965.209071044286
5.38
1.0697e-05
2.929e-08
d
yr
n .1831866162762524 9.9716e-10 deg/d
Q 3.410798386367347 1.2378e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3237  
   data-arc span      32940 days (90.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-04-09  
   last obs. used      2021-06-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38302  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 11:57:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76386 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04552 au 
 T_jup = 3.164 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.40   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
diameter diameter 36.632 km 0.378 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.1054 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Stephens, R.D.; Sada, P.V. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 111-112.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Behrend, R. (2019) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.229   0.054 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.724   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=.76 deg.
U-B UB 0.424   0.031 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=.76 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

1102 Pepita (1928 VA)          Discovered 1928-Nov-05 by Comas Sola, J. at Barcelona
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1928 VA = 1960 WQ = A899 KB 
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