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1421 Esperanto (1936 FQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001421
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08442549538652648 3.8377e-08  
a 3.087700403575553 1.2697e-08 au
q 2.82701976739851 1.188e-07 au
i 9.802642705887324 4.2583e-06 deg
node 42.57996851814977 1.9656e-05 deg
peri 162.6626203757233 2.8094e-05 deg
M 187.2634900144232 2.158e-05 deg
tp 2460151.395514299243
(2023-Jul-25.89551430)
0.00012115 TDB
period 1981.760458031198
5.43
1.2224e-05
3.347e-08
d
yr
n .181656667202678 1.1205e-09 deg/d
Q 3.348381039752597 1.3769e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3403  
   data-arc span      41793 days (114.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1906-10-17  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41062  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 19:28:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82285 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.61496 au 
 T_jup = 3.198 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.41   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 43.31 km 3.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
rotation period rot_per 21.982 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ferrero, A. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 138-139.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0714   0.011 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

1421 Esperanto (1936 FQ)          Discovered 1936-Mar-18 by Vaisala, Y. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1936 FQ = 1931 HC = 1958 GD = A906 UD = A917 XD = A920 GD 
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