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1978 Patrice (1971 LD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001978
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2139522583766302 1.4121e-08  
a 2.19417833629865 4.4112e-09 au
q 1.724728925966476 3.1977e-08 au
i 4.342703426983439 7.1446e-07 deg
node 54.26981591152917 1.5652e-05 deg
peri 268.7383746032222 1.6429e-05 deg
M 95.08509525079114 5.0245e-06 deg
tp 2459082.943176441808
(2020-Aug-21.44317644)
1.6523e-05 TDB
period 1187.151952503406
3.25
3.58e-06
9.802e-09
d
yr
n .3032467741310203 9.1447e-10 deg/d
Q 2.663627746630823 5.3549e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3276  
   data-arc span      24948 days (68.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-11-16  
   last obs. used      2021-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43528  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 13:00:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .718652 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.66817 au 
 T_jup = 3.636 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.00   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.732 km 0.166 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.8813 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2017) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.270   0.041 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1978 Patrice           Discovered 1971 June 13 at the Perth Observatory.
Named in honor of the daughter of Dennis Harwood, member of the astrometric team at the Perth Observatory.
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Reference: MPC 6530Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1971 LD = 1942 PL = 1952 WC = 1955 RJ1 = 1965 VC = 1968 OY = 1975 VQ8 
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