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13681 Monty Python (1997 PY1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013681
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06315127153702887 4.0983e-08  
a 2.991038700788107 1.9877e-08 au
q 2.802150803616875 1.2991e-07 au
i 10.11385554952589 5.7315e-06 deg
node 344.675188149366 2.3576e-05 deg
peri 283.9783172481265 6.0278e-05 deg
M 250.2520825441269 5.9068e-05 deg
tp 2459776.503686003279
(2022-Jul-16.00368600)
0.000312 TDB
period 1889.432909235433
5.17
1.8834e-05
5.156e-08
d
yr
n .1905333596341749 1.8993e-09 deg/d
Q 3.179926597959339 2.1132e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1073  
   data-arc span      9476 days (25.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-02-07  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51318  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 02:13:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80666 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96573 au 
 T_jup = 3.229 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.26   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.206 km 0.465 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.030 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.126   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

13681 Monty Python           Discovered 1997 Aug. 7 by M. Tichy and Z. Moravec at Klet.
Monty Python's Flying Circus, a comedy show starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, aired on the BBC from 1969 Oct. 5 to 1974 Dec. 5. It also featured animations by Terry Gilliam.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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