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1728 Goethe Link (1964 TO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001728
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08994563238596112 3.2003e-08  
a 2.562811409176454 7.7324e-09 au
q 2.332297716292121 8.3833e-08 au
i 7.187004572781544 3.686e-06 deg
node 240.5122204977812 3.1671e-05 deg
peri 66.91098386791047 3.9974e-05 deg
M 262.2863672292927 2.5619e-05 deg
tp 2459407.248592559931
(2021-Jul-11.74859256)
0.00010697 TDB
period 1498.557459890814
4.10
6.7821e-06
1.857e-08
d
yr
n .2402310285961472 1.0872e-09 deg/d
Q 2.793325102060786 8.4279e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3070  
   data-arc span      28086 days (76.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1943-07-25  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43864  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:35:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3286 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.38747 au 
 T_jup = 3.417 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4   n/a MPO324321  
diameter diameter 14.579 km 0.329 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 81. 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:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.251   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1728 Goethe Link (1964 TO)          Discovered 1964-Oct-12 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1964 TO = 1943 OA = 1952 WH = 1955 KE = 1956 VD = 1964 UB = 1967 JD 
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