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19318 Somanah (1996 XB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2019318
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2371957613087828 2.8133e-08  
a 2.350702295916721 9.6245e-09 au
q 1.79312567522645 6.4456e-08 au
i 24.34821575454682 8.5128e-07 deg
node 263.9333256794043 2.1518e-06 deg
peri 158.3496035030141 2.9807e-06 deg
M 313.4216659479958 5.8446e-06 deg
tp 2459566.824186988610
(2021-Dec-18.32418699)
2.2301e-05 TDB
period 1316.421219518932
3.60
8.0848e-06
2.213e-08
d
yr
n .2734687003386022 1.6795e-09 deg/d
Q 2.90827891660699 1.1907e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1095  
   data-arc span      13017 days (35.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-11-08  
   last obs. used      2021-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47944  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 04:47:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .820672 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.42894 au 
 T_jup = 3.403 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.88   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 4.252 km 0.087 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.323   0.051 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

19318 Somanah           Discovered 1996 Dec. 2 by F. Manca and M. Cavagna at Sormano.
Radhakhrishna Dinesh Somanah (b. 1960) has been a professor of physics and astrophysics at the University of Mauritius since 1987. As one of the three pioneers of professional astronomy in the republic, he was particularly involved in the construction of the Mauritius Radio Telescope.
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

Alternate Designations
 1996 XB2 = 1985 VE2 
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