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1166 Sakuntala (1930 MA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001166
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 52 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2090527704242336 4.4608e-08  
a 2.53475727383652 6.9755e-09 au
q 2.004859243388018 1.1396e-07 au
i 18.92827650971963 5.034e-06 deg
node 106.6756998919207 1.1249e-05 deg
peri 189.7313214736154 1.454e-05 deg
M 61.76040736339804 1.0087e-05 deg
tp 2458747.622234683794
(2019-Sep-21.12223468)
4.0828e-05 TDB
period 1474.018702276016
4.04
6.0846e-06
1.666e-08
d
yr
n .2442302797407712 1.0082e-09 deg/d
Q 3.064655304285023 8.4338e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2527  
   data-arc span      33013 days (90.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-06-29  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40919  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 01:58:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .99061 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15274 au 
 T_jup = 3.344 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.4   n/a MPO502164  
diameter diameter 26.011 km 0.181 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.2918 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Malcolm, G. (2001) Minor Planet Bull. 28, 64.]
[Brincat, S.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 200-201.]
[Garceran, A.C.; Aznar, A.; Mansego, E.A.; Rodriguez, P.B.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 92-97.]
[Franco, L.; Marchini, A.; Baj, G.; Papini, R.; et al. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 441-443.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.286   0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

1166 Sakuntala (1930 MA)          Discovered 1930-Jun-27 by Parchomenko, P. at Simeis
Independent discovery June 29 by K. Reinmuth, Heidelberg, was announced first.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1930 MA = 1962 KA 
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