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1298 Nocturna (1934 AE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001298
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1455422996724145 3.5747e-08  
a 3.12980372429724 1.4221e-08 au
q 2.674284892739732 1.1154e-07 au
i 5.499106278742504 3.9256e-06 deg
node 299.7583761049594 4.2125e-05 deg
peri 58.54271560368394 4.4192e-05 deg
M 329.5805984409494 1.4196e-05 deg
tp 2459171.392202272703
(2020-Nov-17.89220227)
8.0183e-05 TDB
period 2022.432712844374
5.54
1.3784e-05
3.774e-08
d
yr
n .1780034498619693 1.2132e-09 deg/d
Q 3.585322555854748 1.629e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3334  
   data-arc span      42286 days (115.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39929  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:29:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67544 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.89427 au 
 T_jup = 3.190 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.0   n/a MPO302067  
diameter diameter 37.802 km 0.727 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 34.80 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1298 Nocturna (1934 AE)          Discovered 1934-Jan-07 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1934 AE = A904 RA 
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