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1743 Schmidt (4109 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001743
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1343666502322909 3.544e-08  
a 2.473884243661212 7.1317e-09 au
q 2.141476704778011 8.7524e-08 au
i 6.356069911358391 3.8571e-06 deg
node 189.627596067991 2.7223e-05 deg
peri 359.4941308265363 2.946e-05 deg
M 303.6725361935902 1.1558e-05 deg
tp 2459222.874602670699
4.5925e-05 TDB
period 1421.240218387782
n .2532998963457246 1.0953e-09 deg/d
Q 2.806291782544414 8.09e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3015  
   data-arc span      32604 days (89.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-01-16  
   last obs. used      2020-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43138  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:29:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14206 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15004 au 
 T_jup = 3.461 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO502170 IRAS observations used: 5
diameter diameter 19.338 km 0.105 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 17.45 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P. (1987) Icarus 72, 135-208.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.057   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
B-V BV 0.620   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=1.88 deg.
U-B UB 0.260   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=1.88 deg.

1743 Schmidt (4109 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by PLS at Palomar
These planets have all been discovered as a result of the Palomar survey of faint minor planets and subsequently identified with planets observed at other oppositions. In Sept. and Oct. 1960, T. Gehrels exposed 130 plates with the 122 cm Schmidt camera at Palomar. In the following years C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld measured these plates astrometrically and photometrically at Leiden. P. Herget, Cincinnati, computed the orbits of the planets found on the NORC computer, Dahlgren, Virginia, USA.
Note: "planet" implies "minor planet"
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 4109 P-L = 1931 BJ = 1939 CN = 1943 EA = 1947 GD = 1951 JU = 1952 QD 
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