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189 Phthia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000189
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 75 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .036370431961094 3.843e-08  
a 2.451427600047417 6.4432e-09 au
q 2.362268119312345 9.5388e-08 au
i 5.176071695831551 4.2792e-06 deg
node 203.4149066269816 4.6401e-05 deg
peri 167.2212165797688 7.6531e-05 deg
M 234.7349054494776 6.169e-05 deg
tp 2459088.314385929595
(2020-Aug-26.81438593)
0.0002406 TDB
period 1401.932274627591
3.84
5.5272e-06
1.513e-08
d
yr
n .2567884387251376 1.0124e-09 deg/d
Q 2.54058708078249 6.6776e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2732  
   data-arc span      51034 days (139.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1880-02-08  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47937  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 01:50:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36098 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59589 au 
 T_jup = 3.489 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.33   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 14
diameter diameter 38.490 km 0.317 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 22.346 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pilcher, F. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 25-27.]
[Behrend, R. (2016) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.170   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.904   0.033 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=1.81, mean=10.24, max.=17.53) deg.
U-B UB 0.491   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=1.81, mean=10.24, max.=17.53) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sa   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)

189 Phthia          Discovered 1878-Sep-09 by Peters, C. H. F. at Clinton
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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