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11776 Milstein (3460 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011776
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1817318203414073 4.3489e-08  
a 3.170874156926429 1.8597e-08 au
q 2.594625424314664 1.3634e-07 au
i .4469814373560378 4.2958e-06 deg
node 284.4481334526315 0.00060832 deg
peri 74.37779026839921 0.00060843 deg
M 126.9540550049489 1.3447e-05 deg
tp 2457873.204311745332
(2017-Apr-29.70431175)
7.4122e-05 TDB
period 2062.371680538082
5.65
1.8143e-05
4.967e-08
d
yr
n .1745563146532706 1.5356e-09 deg/d
Q 3.747122889538194 2.1977e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1339  
   data-arc span      15202 days (41.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53338  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:14:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5902 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.70448 au 
 T_jup = 3.176 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO263455  
diameter diameter 10.985 km 0.224 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.807 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Ip, W.-H.; Cheng, Y.-C.; Ngeow, C.-C.; et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 788, A17.]
[Warner, B.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 39-45.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11776 Milstein           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
The Argentinian biochemist César Milstein (1927-2002) received the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1984, together with N. K. Jerne and G. J. F. Köhler for their work in the field of immunology. César Milstein was head at the British Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 3460 T-3 = 1998 HT92 
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