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1660 Wood (1953 GA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001660
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3008228971704955 9.2421e-09  
a 2.396630541374313 5.0792e-09 au
q 1.675669198470799 2.1554e-08 au
i 20.5623328977559 9.7497e-07 deg
node 212.8903335127665 2.8386e-06 deg
peri 276.7747633442622 3.3395e-06 deg
M 141.6189827371226 2.7145e-06 deg
tp 2458667.387297338555
(2019-Jul-02.88729734)
9.2512e-06 TDB
period 1355.189602755225
3.71
4.3081e-06
1.179e-08
d
yr
n .2656454855232707 8.4447e-10 deg/d
Q 3.117591884277827 6.6071e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2878  
   data-arc span      32679 days (89.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-05-20  
   last obs. used      2020-11-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3815  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 12:46:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .82083 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34758 au 
 T_jup = 3.383 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.71   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.342 km 0.113 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.8090 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Hills, K. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 239-240.]
[Oey, J.; Alvarez, E.M. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 147-148.]
[Han, X.L.; Li, B.; Zhao, H. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 14-15.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.239   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

1660 Wood (1953 GA)          Discovered 1953-Apr-07 by Bruwer, J. A. at Johannesburg (UO)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 GA = 1931 KL = 1933 YC = 1951 RD1 = 1955 VQ 
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