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1592 Mathieu (1951 LA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001592
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .305379833233493 3.4425e-08  
a 2.765724386224617 1.0887e-08 au
q 1.921127934389539 9.5493e-08 au
i 13.53721047072034 4.1598e-06 deg
node 106.1338391140318 1.9192e-05 deg
peri 178.0756340203623 2.0746e-05 deg
M 252.6008993626039 1.0195e-05 deg
tp 2459101.698680793462
(2020-Sep-09.19868079)
4.8788e-05 TDB
period 1680.00964640127
4.60
9.92e-06
2.716e-08
d
yr
n .2142844838844539 1.2653e-09 deg/d
Q 3.610320838059696 1.4212e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1998  
   data-arc span      24817 days (67.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-06-01  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43826  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:25:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .904124 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57674 au 
 T_jup = 3.231 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO435711  
diameter diameter 13.855 km 0.195 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 28.46 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 85-88.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.211   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

1592 Mathieu (1951 LA)          Discovered 1951-Jun-01 by Arend, S. at Uccle
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1951 LA = 1951 LG 
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