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1969 Alain (1935 CG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001969
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1578201257896487 4.1062e-08  
a 3.088104153578995 1.3344e-08 au
q 2.600739167609621 1.2646e-07 au
i 3.338656637129621 4.6025e-06 deg
node 209.189203861175 5.8654e-05 deg
peri 346.9017358581105 5.9523e-05 deg
M 203.4897439635171 1.1209e-05 deg
tp 2459862.240763754760
(2022-Oct-09.74076375)
6.43e-05 TDB
period 1982.149175447001
5.43
1.2848e-05
3.518e-08
d
yr
n .1816210426840428 1.1772e-09 deg/d
Q 3.575469139548368 1.545e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2547  
   data-arc span      32817 days (89.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-03-30  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4704  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:09:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59948 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.38774 au 
 T_jup = 3.204 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.9   n/a MPO502172  
diameter diameter 22.895 km 0.406 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 32.4 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Hayes-Gehrke, M.N.; Leffler, T.; Hampton, K.; Chavis, J.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 1.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.071   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1969 Alain (1935 CG)          Discovered 1935-Feb-03 by Arend, S. at Uccle
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1935 CG = 1930 FZ = 1952 HW3 = 1952 KH1 
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