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19911 Rigaux (1933 FK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2019911
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2932120277635215 5.0852e-08  
a 3.047007338573904 1.6988e-08 au
q 2.153588138220319 1.5492e-07 au
i 14.79350969937002 5.6945e-06 deg
node 44.06782836638084 1.7754e-05 deg
peri 144.8344709579998 1.8796e-05 deg
M 69.25625913995562 6.5467e-06 deg
tp 2458226.763765239225
(2018-Apr-18.26376524)
3.4537e-05 TDB
period 1942.713137912709
5.32
1.6247e-05
4.448e-08
d
yr
n .1853078527006778 1.5497e-09 deg/d
Q 3.94042653892749 2.1969e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1637  
   data-arc span      31572 days (86.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-03-26  
   last obs. used      2019-09-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40901  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:28:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16996 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.1081 au 
 T_jup = 3.122 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO358821  
diameter diameter 18.341 km 0.293 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.3274 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Noschese, A.; Catapano, A.; Vecchione, A. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 24.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.076   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

19911 Rigaux           Discovered 1933 Mar. 26 by F. Rigaux at Uccle.
Fernand Rigaux (1905-1962) was a Belgian astronomer at the Royal Observatory, Uccle, who discovered several asteroids (including the one that now bears his name). He was also a co-discoverer of comet 49P/Arend-Rigaux. Name suggested by W.A. Fröger.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-12-25Last Updated: 2016-01-04

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Alternate Designations
 1933 FK = 1949 HG = 1999 TN97 = 2000 VS56 
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