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1975 Pikelner (1969 PH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001975
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1184224425167696 3.6137e-08  
a 2.802201054687939 1.0523e-08 au
q 2.470357561368726 1.0454e-07 au
i 6.307145919931431 3.8542e-06 deg
node 170.2311815893552 3.2091e-05 deg
peri 184.8731468715289 3.5376e-05 deg
M 276.8420714814773 1.5947e-05 deg
tp 2459396.275154241744
7.665e-05 TDB
period 1713.355034995755
n .2101140701412722 1.1835e-09 deg/d
Q 3.134044548007152 1.1769e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2646  
   data-arc span      27048 days (74.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1946-10-04  
   last obs. used      2020-10-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44446  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:13:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.46557 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30265 au 
 T_jup = 3.305 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1   n/a MPO384767  
diameter diameter 14.737 km 0.142 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 11.2768 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 620, A91.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.118   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1975 Pikelner (1969 PH)          Discovered 1969-Aug-11 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1969 PH = 1927 SE = 1946 TD = 1951 XM = 1951 YH = 1974 TA 
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