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1470 Carla (1938 SD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001470
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06994133191902178 3.5076e-08  
a 3.157497112640125 1.3717e-08 au
q 2.93665755905161 1.1252e-07 au
i 3.212932365418625 3.9299e-06 deg
node 358.4008448661584 5.927e-05 deg
peri 341.5737522516722 6.4377e-05 deg
M 212.1808546978552 2.6758e-05 deg
tp 2459841.974686779701
(2022-Sep-19.47468678)
0.00015441 TDB
period 2049.334588029828
5.61
1.3354e-05
3.656e-08
d
yr
n .1756667759880507 1.1447e-09 deg/d
Q 3.378336666228642 1.4676e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3227  
   data-arc span      32932 days (90.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-02-28  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44073  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:25:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.92813 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93339 au 
 T_jup = 3.200 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO263357  
diameter diameter 36.97 km 1.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 22
rotation period rot_per 6.15 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pilcher, F. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 57-60.]
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0515   0.003 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 22

1470 Carla (1938 SD)          Discovered 1938-Sep-17 by Bohrmann, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1938 SD = 1930 DE = 1955 UN 
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