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15908 Bertoni (1997 TE12)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015908
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09700649059879822 3.5508e-08  
a 3.062239606644312 1.883e-08 au
q 2.765182489031103 1.1057e-07 au
i 1.881072566148177 4.452e-06 deg
node 309.3382023072984 0.00014575 deg
peri 147.2072701915835 0.00014835 deg
M 20.38985511023102 2.7089e-05 deg
tp 2458889.641545486488
(2020-Feb-10.14154549)
0.00014705 TDB
period 1957.29902979248
5.36
1.8054e-05
4.943e-08
d
yr
n .1839269291612373 1.6965e-09 deg/d
Q 3.359296724257521 2.0657e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1182  
   data-arc span      10373 days (28.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54014  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:30:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.78225 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.7805 au 
 T_jup = 3.225 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO452396  
diameter diameter 7.937 km 0.144 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15908 Bertoni           Discovered 1997 Oct. 2 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Mosè Giacomo Bertoni (1857-1929) was a Swiss-Paraguayan botanist, anthropologist and writer. He discovered and characterized many thousands of plants, mostly from Paraguay, during his life, including Yerba Maté and Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni. He was buried in Puerto Bertoni, Paraguay.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-01-16Last Updated: 2014-01-21

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Alternate Designations
 1997 TE12 = 1999 AW37 = 2000 HX24 
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