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12382 Niagara Falls (1994 SO5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012382
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04233820938511582 3.7072e-08  
a 2.784893157520166 1.3255e-08 au
q 2.666985767901901 1.0584e-07 au
i 1.000397107067964 4.5963e-06 deg
node 130.3750152638752 0.00023374 deg
peri 165.4017604737153 0.00024036 deg
M 339.7400832943484 5.6898e-05 deg
tp 2459492.031454215871
(2021-Oct-04.53145422)
0.00026832 TDB
period 1697.505671783934
4.65
1.2119e-05
3.318e-08
d
yr
n .2120758746105812 1.5141e-09 deg/d
Q 2.902800547138431 1.3816e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1221  
   data-arc span      10708 days (29.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-03-06  
   last obs. used      2021-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56124  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 13:23:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65058 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16767 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.75   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.528 km 0.176 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.072   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

12382 Niagara Falls           Discovered 1994 Sept. 28 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Niagara Falls is the thundering cataract on the Niagara River between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and is famous as a honeymoon destination. Hydroelectric power has been generated there since 1916.
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Reference: 20020128/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1994 SO5 = 1992 EX35 
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