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1905 Ambartsumian (1972 JZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001905
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1619521102965101 1.3156e-08  
a 2.223975227376504 4.4931e-09 au
q 1.863797746055719 2.9913e-08 au
i 2.615125516205275 8.8881e-07 deg
node 201.351154975756 1.6992e-05 deg
peri 61.53041274539164 1.7123e-05 deg
M 221.5827578148091 5.0948e-06 deg
tp 2459666.280214243350
(2022-Mar-27.78021424)
1.7693e-05 TDB
period 1211.416110308445
3.32
3.6711e-06
1.005e-08
d
yr
n .29717286813062 9.0056e-10 deg/d
Q 2.58415270869729 5.2207e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3355  
   data-arc span      32495 days (88.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1932-04-01  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42092  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 19:50:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .84827 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48052 au 
 T_jup = 3.629 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.88   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.008 km 0.417 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 92.153 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 551, A67.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.229   0.037 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1905 Ambartsumian (1972 JZ)          Discovered 1972-May-14 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1972 JZ = 1932 FC = 1952 HO3 = 1959 QD = 1962 JX = 1969 PF = 1976 SS5 
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