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1102 Pepita (1928 VA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001102
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 54 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1107777880129061 3.4301e-08  
a 3.069790515606494 1.266e-08 au
q 2.729725912624609 1.0445e-07 au
i 15.8253250855404 4.1208e-06 deg
node 216.5834918464832 1.4044e-05 deg
peri 117.2617565150695 2.3599e-05 deg
M 90.39100325071777 1.9041e-05 deg
tp 2458507.230522880288
(2019-Jan-23.73052288)
0.00010399 TDB
period 1964.542989644119
5.38
1.2152e-05
3.327e-08
d
yr
n .1832487259875208 1.1336e-09 deg/d
Q 3.40985511858838 1.4062e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2655  
   data-arc span      32443 days (88.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-04-09  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39735  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:45:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76434 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04739 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. 2019-August); 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.]
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

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Alternate Designations
 1928 VA = 1960 WQ = A899 KB 
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