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1270 Datura (1930 YE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001270
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 75 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2077760063160602 3.8826e-08  
a 2.234549926344049 6.6273e-09 au
q 1.770264066734436 8.742e-08 au
i 5.986523626210342 3.4651e-06 deg
node 97.7921110274242 3.9385e-05 deg
peri 258.8724166905601 4.0341e-05 deg
M 358.5015677663229 1.2935e-05 deg
tp 2459005.578297351567
4.3855e-05 TDB
period 1220.06655054248
n .2950658714804801 1.3127e-09 deg/d
Q 2.698835785953662 8.0043e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2405  
   data-arc span      32417 days (88.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-12-17  
   last obs. used      2019-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47365  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:50:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .777735 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.7599 au 
 T_jup = 3.604 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO337255  
diameter diameter 8.203 km 0.152 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.359 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Szekely, P.; Kiss, L.L.; Szabo, Gy.M.; Sarneczky, K.; et al. (2005) Planet. Space Sci. 53, 925-936.]
[Takato, N. (2008) Astrophys. J. Let. 685, L161-L163.]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Warner, B.D.; Fauerbach, M.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 493, 291-297.]
[Vokrouhlicky, D.; Durech, J.; Michalowski, T.; Krugly, Yu.N.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 507, 495-504.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.288   0.055 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1270 Datura (1930 YE)          Discovered 1930-Dec-17 by Van Biesbroeck, G. at Williams Bay
Independent discovery Dec. 20 by M. Wolf, Heideberg, was announced first.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1930 YE = 1953 XF1 = A913 VB 
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