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118 Peitho (A872 EA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 68 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1646256176032365 4.3296e-08  
a 2.436901366523177 4.8876e-09 au
q 2.035724974021128 1.0611e-07 au
i 7.745331881612747 4.8553e-06 deg
node 47.67843506334334 3.2999e-05 deg
peri 33.32877127837271 3.5616e-05 deg
M 53.87046695012248 1.33e-05 deg
tp 2458792.576492201428
(2019-Nov-05.07649220)
5.1293e-05 TDB
period 1389.489771395337
3.80
4.1802e-06
1.144e-08
d
yr
n .2590879093974798 7.7946e-10 deg/d
Q 2.838077759025226 5.6922e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2920  
   data-arc span      54093 days (148.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1872-03-22  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43296  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 00:58:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05598 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.42885 au 
 T_jup = 3.473 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.9   n/a MPO502153 IRAS observations used: 32
diameter diameter 40.211 km 0.491 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.8055 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stanzel, R.; Schober, H.J. (1980) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 39, 3-5.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 172-176.]
[Behrend, R. (2013) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2015) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pilcher, F. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 294-297.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.245   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.859   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=3.42, mean=8.57, max.=13.72) deg.
U-B UB 0.433   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=3.42, mean=8.57, max.=13.72) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 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)

118 Peitho (A872 EA)          Discovered 1872-Mar-15 by Luther, R. at Dusseldorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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