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15908 Bertoni (1997 TE12)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015908
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09700629382599216 3.4058e-08  
a 3.061907882120619 1.7473e-08 au
q 2.764883546439505 1.0422e-07 au
i 1.881054537456081 4.3556e-06 deg
node 309.3381166898841 0.00014153 deg
peri 147.109286085799 0.00014416 deg
M 57.26302518340244 2.6874e-05 deg
tp 2458889.214855608116
(2020-Feb-09.71485561)
0.00014552 TDB
period 1956.980994667384
5.36
1.6752e-05
4.586e-08
d
yr
n .1839568197039067 1.5747e-09 deg/d
Q 3.358932217801733 1.9168e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1295  
   data-arc span      10782 days (29.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53321  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:12:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.78173 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.78087 au 
 T_jup = 3.226 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.18   n/a E2021B10  
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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