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1865 Cerberus (1971 UA)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2001865
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 322 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4668531088167174 3.932e-08  
a 1.079993933663881 1.1924e-09 au
q .5757954082297025 4.239e-08 au
i 16.0959541793804 4.1465e-06 deg
node 212.9201791085058 9.8757e-06 deg
peri 325.2454988528022 1.0865e-05 deg
M 3.320366111206207 9.3298e-06 deg
tp 2458996.718937355103
(2020-May-27.21893736)
1.0621e-05 TDB
period 409.9495376636266
1.12
6.7891e-07
1.859e-09
d
yr
n .8781568630414912 1.4543e-09 deg/d
Q 1.58419245909806 1.749e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1891  
   data-arc span      17823 days (48.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-10-26  
   last obs. used      2020-08-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42761  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-13 05:59:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .156542 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.40788 au 
 T_jup = 5.592 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7   n/a MPO502171  
diameter diameter 1.2 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 6.8039 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1989) Icarus 81, 314-364.]
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1999) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Sarneczky, K.; Szabo, G.; Kiss, L.L. (1999) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 137, 363-368.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2008) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Durech, J.; Vokrouhlicky, D.; Baransky, A.R.; Breiter, S.; et al. (2012) Astron. Astrophys. 547, A10.]
[Skiff, B.A.; Bowell, E.; Koehn, B.W.; Sanborn, J.J.; McLelland, K.P.; Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 111-130.]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2015) Icarus 256, 101-116.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46-4, in press.]
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 27-40.]
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 47-1, in progress. (NEAs) http://www.planetarysciences.org/lightcurves.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.22   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
B-V BV 0.790   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=8.30, mean=9.85, max.=11.41) deg.
U-B UB 0.442   0.081 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=8.30, mean=9.85, max.=11.41) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1865 Cerberus (1971 UA)          Discovered 1971-Oct-26 by Kohoutek, L. at Bergedorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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