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1406 Komppa (1936 RF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001406
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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 .09620657048908597 3.7201e-08  
a 2.696036518717386 1.0698e-08 au
q 2.436660091338251 1.0063e-07 au
i 12.42663544644521 4.8308e-06 deg
node 333.0450907742697 1.9405e-05 deg
peri 86.00291912248375 3.2826e-05 deg
M 284.5884884596459 2.5691e-05 deg
tp 2459339.205483526694
0.00011567 TDB
period 1616.914600688795
n .2226462670611314 1.3252e-09 deg/d
Q 2.95541294609652 1.1727e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2030  
   data-arc span      30077 days (82.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1938-02-03  
   last obs. used      2020-06-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42415  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:31:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48645 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33336 au 
 T_jup = 3.329 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4   n/a MPO439076  
diameter diameter 24.243 km 0.449 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.508 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Polishook, D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 104-107.]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Durkee, R.I.; Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Curtis, W.; Briggs, J.W. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 25.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.173   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ld   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1406 Komppa (1936 RF)          Discovered 1936-Sep-13 by Vaisala, Y. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1936 RF = 1949 SW 
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