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11769 Alfredjoy (2199 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011769
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03778689888578768 3.2582e-08  
a 2.598828719532642 9.8381e-09 au
q 2.500627041486181 8.4691e-08 au
i 3.061321925001087 4.1817e-06 deg
node 181.7684643979291 5.9826e-05 deg
peri 55.21266562081812 8.1574e-05 deg
M 225.0616372789316 5.7292e-05 deg
tp 2459774.085083498051
(2022-Jul-13.58508350)
0.00024419 TDB
period 1530.258896694455
4.19
8.6894e-06
2.379e-08
d
yr
n .2352543094359025 1.3359e-09 deg/d
Q 2.697030397579104 1.021e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1466  
   data-arc span      17318 days (47.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2021-02-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53625  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 22:57:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48878 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2774 au 
 T_jup = 3.413 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO350895  
diameter diameter 2.804 km 0.411 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.356   0.274 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11769 Alfredjoy           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Alfred H. Joy (1882-1973) was an astronomer at the Mount Wilson Observatory from 1915 to 1973 who measured spectroscopic parallaxes and radial velocities of stars and studied variable stars. He invented the T Tauri classification.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

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Alternate Designations
 2199 T-2 = 1997 LC11 
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