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1980 Tezcatlipoca (1950 LA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2001980
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 541 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3646327013509846 2.4758e-08  
a 1.709606148789928 1.9684e-09 au
q 1.086227840510403 4.2246e-08 au
i 26.86615506368015 4.9621e-06 deg
node 246.5682164147284 7.1195e-06 deg
peri 115.4512228937866 9.6393e-06 deg
M 137.7723057275943 7.6218e-06 deg
tp 2458888.034581568712
(2020-Feb-08.53458157)
1.689e-05 TDB
period 816.4743272691964
2.24
1.4101e-06
3.861e-09
d
yr
n .4409201710041104 7.6149e-10 deg/d
Q 2.332984457069453 2.6861e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3540  
   data-arc span      25820 days (70.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-06-19  
   last obs. used      2021-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .32499  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-27 05:51:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .245238 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.41157 au 
 T_jup = 3.996 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO473791  
diameter diameter 4.3 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 7.24612 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Kaasalainen, M.; et al. (2004) Icarus 167, 178-196.]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2015) Icarus 256, 101-116.]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 256-266.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 335-344.]
[Aznar, A.M.; Predatu, M.; Vaduvescu, O.; Oey, J. (2018) arXiv:1801.09420. Romanian J. Phys. 62, 904 (2017).]
geometric albedo albedo 0.25   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
B-V BV 0.955   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=53.35, mean=53.35, max.=53.36) deg.
U-B UB 0.455   0.060 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=53.35, mean=53.35, max.=53.36) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T SU   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sl   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1980 Tezcatlipoca (1950 LA)          Discovered 1950-Jun-19 by Wilson, A. G. at Palomar
and A. A. E. Wallenquist
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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