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168261 Puglia (2006 PW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2168261
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03628506730688577 5.0672e-08  
a 3.048438709292796 3.6357e-08 au
q 2.937825905545191 1.528e-07 au
i 12.33749194926693 5.1317e-06 deg
node 151.3339485164466 2.9347e-05 deg
peri 52.76946686615108 8.5076e-05 deg
M 238.7368375371031 7.9919e-05 deg
tp 2459255.348772536446
(2021-Feb-09.84877254)
0.00043264 TDB
period 1944.082220231162
5.32
3.4779e-05
9.522e-08
d
yr
n .1851773532279896 3.3128e-09 deg/d
Q 3.159051513040401 3.7676e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      353  
   data-arc span      6624 days (18.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-09-19  
   last obs. used      2019-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 14:20:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.95555 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84043 au 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO417897  

168261 Puglia           Discovered 2006 Aug. 15 by V. S. Casulli at the Vallemare Borbona.
Puglia, a region situated at the south-eastern tip of the Italian peninsula, is famous for the medieval castle of emperor Frederick II, the characteristic country houses and villages called "trulli", and beaches of Salento. It is also the birthplace of the discoverer.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-04-25Last Updated: 2013-04-29

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Alternate Designations
 2006 PW3 = 2004 BY149 
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