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1421 Esperanto (1936 FQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001421
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08454431638021162 3.854e-08  
a 3.087438036329505 1.3641e-08 au
q 2.826412698181764 1.1967e-07 au
i 9.80311991299828 4.302e-06 deg
node 42.57858412958575 2.2703e-05 deg
peri 162.7471136706584 3.1974e-05 deg
M 150.8291629741508 2.2973e-05 deg
tp 2458170.307850257257
(2018-Feb-20.80785026)
0.00012543 TDB
period 1981.507872974193
5.43
1.3132e-05
3.595e-08
d
yr
n .181679823184174 1.2041e-09 deg/d
Q 3.348463374477246 1.4795e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2835  
   data-arc span      41564 days (113.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1906-10-17  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43001  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:34:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82314 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.61601 au 
 T_jup = 3.198 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.4   n/a MPO452179  
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. 2019-August); 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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