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18596 Superbus (1998 BA4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018596
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1150861631152568 3.5315e-08  
a 2.374302829578476 7.8097e-09 au
q 2.101053426848591 8.5154e-08 au
i 3.348510314839947 3.9053e-06 deg
node 124.9438221664641 5.6075e-05 deg
peri 13.25434112932757 5.8017e-05 deg
M 27.98841686811177 1.4054e-05 deg
tp 2458896.608880762007
(2020-Feb-17.10888076)
5.2161e-05 TDB
period 1336.295764848687
3.66
6.5931e-06
1.805e-08
d
yr
n .2694014375184104 1.3292e-09 deg/d
Q 2.64755223230836 8.7085e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      926  
   data-arc span      10630 days (29.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-03-15  
   last obs. used      2020-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54596  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:51:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1147 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36776 au 
 T_jup = 3.531 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO412324  
diameter diameter 3.309 km 1.127 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.064   0.056 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

18596 Superbus           Discovered 1998 Jan. 21 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde di Guidonia.
Tarquinius Superbus, seventh and last king of Rome, reigned from 534 to 509 B.C. He placed under the dominion of Rome many cities of the Latium region.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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