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1306 Scythia (1930 OB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001306
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 50 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09594470973543487 3.5498e-08  
a 3.14247657308264 1.2047e-08 au
q 2.840972570427822 1.1422e-07 au
i 14.98780347372498 3.1867e-06 deg
node 274.0742482494271 1.4013e-05 deg
peri 141.4515011473599 2.4346e-05 deg
M 352.1819622018115 1.787e-05 deg
tp 2459244.687737461588
(2021-Jan-30.18773746)
0.0001009 TDB
period 2034.728648901867
5.57
1.1701e-05
3.204e-08
d
yr
n .1769277688178668 1.0174e-09 deg/d
Q 3.443980575737458 1.3203e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2969  
   data-arc span      33053 days (90.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-07-22  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .36048  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 00:54:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86947 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.86546 au 
 T_jup = 3.150 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.66   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 16
diameter diameter 66.780 km 0.710 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.525 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.035   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.853   0.147 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=1.56, mean=2.00, max.=2.43) deg.
U-B UB 0.398   0.053 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=1.56, mean=2.00, max.=2.43) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

1306 Scythia (1930 OB)          Discovered 1930-Jul-22 by Neujmin, G. at Simeis
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1930 OB = 1933 DN = 1935 OA = 1951 JB = 1956 EM1 = 1957 KQ 
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