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16672 Bedini (1994 BA1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016672
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1358371031543407 3.9864e-08  
a 2.577947411908367 1.2109e-08 au
q 2.227766503390504 1.0498e-07 au
i 6.6414540325949 7.2523e-06 deg
node 7.030791560336099 3.1998e-05 deg
peri 76.49965482743396 4.6809e-05 deg
M 174.6171931175382 3.1799e-05 deg
tp 2458267.179189542564
(2018-May-28.67918954)
0.00013213 TDB
period 1511.852796688677
4.14
1.0652e-05
2.916e-08
d
yr
n .2381184205158644 1.6777e-09 deg/d
Q 2.928128320426229 1.3753e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1392  
   data-arc span      10746 days (29.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-08  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52252  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:26:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25476 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30696 au 
 T_jup = 3.404 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO337400  
diameter diameter 3.060 km 0.148 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.540 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.432   0.108 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16672 Bedini           Discovered 1994 Jan. 17 by A. Boattini and M. Tombelli at Cima Ekar.
Daniele Bedini (b. 1952) wrote a thesis on space architecture, the first of its kind in Europe. He is currently director af a university consortium in Florence and teaches space architecture at the Space International University in Strasbourg.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1994 BA1 = 1992 SW19 
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