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1508 Kemi (1938 UP)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001508
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4183502671821031 1.5049e-08  
a 2.769561829005717 8.5606e-09 au
q 1.610914897863821 4.2485e-08 au
i 28.72362706448031 3.9782e-07 deg
node 13.85261627853242 4.7468e-06 deg
peri 93.46755217608062 4.8387e-06 deg
M 291.8758549590444 5.4273e-06 deg
tp 2459715.076391334015
(2022-May-15.57639133)
2.6559e-05 TDB
period 1683.50737923091
4.61
7.8055e-06
2.137e-08
d
yr
n .2138392765254534 9.9146e-10 deg/d
Q 3.928208760147613 1.2142e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1586  
   data-arc span      31545 days (86.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1935-03-28  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43095  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 07:46:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .868916 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13892 au 
 T_jup = 3.041 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.06   n/a MPO636084  
rotation period rot_per 9.196 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Sarneczky, K.; Szabo, G.; Kiss, L.L. (1999) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 137, 363-368.]
[Jamieson, Q.; Klinglesmith III, D.A. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 88-89.]
[Koff, R.A. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 58-60.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Behrend, R. (2018) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
B-V BV 0.645   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=13.70 deg.
U-B UB 0.249   0.023 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=13.70 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T BCF   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   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)

1508 Kemi (1938 UP)          Discovered 1938-Oct-21 by Alikoski, H. at Turku
Independent discovery Oct. 30, designated 1938 UO, by G. Kulin, Budapest.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1938 UP = 1935 FA = 1938 UO 
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