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18462 Ricco (1995 QS2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018462
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08735306543568316 5.5367e-08  
a 2.905636806177269 1.6961e-08 au
q 2.651820524114937 1.631e-07 au
i 2.308071891994644 5.7057e-06 deg
node 162.5965104178814 0.00010275 deg
peri 201.8177915491247 0.00010551 deg
M 254.1819846326 2.4413e-05 deg
tp 2459132.262283043972
(2020-Oct-09.76228304)
0.00012439 TDB
period 1809.091025107302
4.95
1.584e-05
4.337e-08
d
yr
n .1989949621128917 1.7424e-09 deg/d
Q 3.159453088239601 1.8443e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1059  
   data-arc span      8760 days (23.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-08-26  
   last obs. used      2019-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56718  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:26:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64878 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27284 au 
 T_jup = 3.278 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO435870  
diameter diameter 3.906 km 0.208 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.153   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

18462 Riccò           Discovered 1995 Aug. 26 at Osservatorio San Vittore.
Italian astronomer Annibale Riccò (1844-1919) was an assistant at the observatory of Modena and later astronomer and successively director of the observatories of Palermo and Catania. He was interested in solar spectroscopy, meteorology and seismology.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1995 QS2 = 1999 JV13 = 2000 QK46 
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