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7968 Elst-Pizarro (1996 N2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007968
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 67 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1570764178980427 3.8782e-08  
a 3.164220900004896 1.9785e-08 au
q 2.667196415594006 1.213e-07 au
i 1.389099951020083 5.6291e-06 deg
node 160.1173167681823 0.00019063 deg
peri 131.7729393992157 0.00019162 deg
M 143.1178241460368 2.1595e-05 deg
tp 2458383.184296749176
(2018-Sep-21.68429675)
0.00011892 TDB
period 2055.884058648503
5.63
1.9283e-05
5.279e-08
d
yr
n .1751071508558983 1.6424e-09 deg/d
Q 3.661245384415785 2.2893e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      844  
   data-arc span      14706 days (40.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-24  
   last obs. used      2019-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51717  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 20:11:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64931 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.52714 au 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO452282  
diameter diameter 3.200 km 0.200 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[ambos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...747...49B)  
rotation period rot_per 3.471 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Hsieh, H.H.; Jewitt, D.C.; Fernandez, Y.R. (2004) Astron. J. 127, 2997-3017.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.060   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[ambos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...747...49B)  

7968 Elst-Pizarro (1996 N2)          Discovered 1996-Jul-14 by Elst, E. W., Pizarro, G. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1996 N2 = 133P = 1979 OW7 
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