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1431 Luanda (1937 OB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001431
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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 .1833969407728323 3.6089e-08  
a 2.619932898087974 8.5267e-09 au
q 2.139445219548539 9.3204e-08 au
i 13.98948412787264 3.4927e-06 deg
node 117.7162453700642 1.5308e-05 deg
peri 224.2536503323104 1.8102e-05 deg
M 165.898681913644 1.1285e-05 deg
tp 2458286.703993217197
(2018-Jun-17.20399322)
4.7499e-05 TDB
period 1548.936733418829
4.24
7.5616e-06
2.07e-08
d
yr
n .2324174979086488 1.1346e-09 deg/d
Q 3.100420576627409 1.009e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2623  
   data-arc span      30157 days (82.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-07-12  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4248  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:54:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15162 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31536 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7   n/a MPO502167  
diameter diameter 13.608 km 1.966 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.141 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 620, A91.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.360   0.347 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1431 Luanda           Discovered 1937 July 29 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg.
Named for the capital city of Angola.
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Reference: MPC 5182Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1937 OB = 1949 KZ 
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