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1746 Brouwer (1963 RF)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001746
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2080787836548307 4.2183e-08  
a 3.950070213602429 2.4409e-08 au
q 3.128144408204859 1.6911e-07 au
i 8.366235990294008 5.1113e-06 deg
node 321.9585177621938 2.8335e-05 deg
peri 47.56473669779609 3.0132e-05 deg
M 7.453356485978574 9.7609e-06 deg
tp 2458541.131641273104
7.757e-05 TDB
period 2867.514680384476
n .12554425700507 1.1637e-09 deg/d
Q 4.771996018999999 2.9488e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2365  
   data-arc span      28859 days (79.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-11-29  
   last obs. used      2019-12-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46116  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:05:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.13458 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .858324 au 
 T_jup = 3.004 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.9   n/a MPO502170 IRAS observations used: 2
diameter diameter 62.524 km 0.453 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (  
rotation period rot_per 19.8 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Dahlgren, M.; Lahulla, J.F.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Lagerros, J.; et al. (1998) Icarus 133, 247-285.]
[Slyusarev, I.G.; Shevchenko, V.G.; Belskaya, I.N.; Krugly, Yu.N.; Chiorny, V.G. (2012) ACM 2012, #6398.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (  
B-V BV 0.721   0.023 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=11.87, mean=12.43, max.=12.99) deg.
U-B UB 0.227   0.035 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=11.87, mean=12.43, max.=12.99) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

1746 Brouwer (1963 RF)          Discovered 1963-Sep-14 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
 1963 RF = 1940 WE = 1947 QA 
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