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11193 Merida (1998 XN96)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011193
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1549446627819509 3.2662e-08  
a 3.193600609960516 1.8827e-08 au
q 2.698769240389951 1.0685e-07 au
i 2.425777276286695 3.9038e-06 deg
node 115.3788490353996 9.8979e-05 deg
peri 348.2868848163192 9.9982e-05 deg
M 208.1307884839909 1.5354e-05 deg
tp 2459479.900216272505
(2021-Sep-22.40021627)
9.3106e-05 TDB
period 2084.583667076782
5.71
1.8434e-05
5.047e-08
d
yr
n .172696354521874 1.5272e-09 deg/d
Q 3.688431979531081 2.1745e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1794  
   data-arc span      13798 days (37.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-02-25  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50526  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:12:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71587 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.45877 au 
 T_jup = 3.176 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO416835  
diameter diameter 13.204 km 0.069 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.059   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11193 Mérida           Discovered 1998 Dec. 11 by O. A. Naranjo at Merida.
This Venezuelan city, named in 1558 by Juan Rodriguez Suarez, is also known as "the city of the gentlemen" for its hospitality; "the city of the snowing mountains" for the surrounding Andes; and "the university city" for its famous Universidad de Los Andes.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1998 XN96 = 1982 DU5 = 1982 HN2 
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