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1883 Rimito (1942 XA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001883
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2626737621141714 7.0009e-08  
a 2.413689821536416 4.3275e-09 au
q 1.779676835536763 1.6826e-07 au
i 25.48118023198491 6.1161e-06 deg
node 74.78185238238041 1.0087e-05 deg
peri 330.2458433648976 1.2362e-05 deg
M 144.6668350105178 6.5265e-06 deg
tp 2458050.089012552154
2.4022e-05 TDB
period 1369.684734354065
n .2628342062743174 7.0685e-10 deg/d
Q 3.047702807536069 5.4642e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1558  
   data-arc span      27918 days (76.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1942-12-04  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38806  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:28:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .818211 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37725 au 
 T_jup = 3.342 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO435714  
diameter diameter 5.662 km 0.299 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 6.492 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:
[Skiff, B.A. (2017) Posting on CALL web site:]
[Polakis, T. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 199-203.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.418   0.080 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1883 Rimito           Discovered 1942 Dec. 4 by Y. Vaisala at Turku.
Named for Rymattyla, a Finnish country commune near Turku, already inhabited in the bronze age. Comprising about 400 islands with numerous summer cottages, it is also the center for winter seine-fishing in Finland.
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Reference: MPC 5450Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1942 XA = 1957 YM 
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