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6 Hebe
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000006
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 87 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2032188260734344 1.9801e-08  
a 2.424532678912673 2.7608e-09 au
q 1.93182199412736 4.8163e-08 au
i 14.73965292744671 2.1992e-06 deg
node 138.6434337513003 1.1255e-05 deg
peri 239.7362707085042 1.3054e-05 deg
M 190.686496399023 7.398e-06 deg
tp 2459649.029276094827
(2022-Mar-10.52927609)
2.8772e-05 TDB
period 1378.924506484493
3.78
2.3553e-06
6.448e-09
d
yr
n .261073030689551 4.4593e-10 deg/d
Q 2.917243363697986 3.3219e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      6046  
   data-arc span      62579 days (171.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1848-09-05  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40612  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 17:11:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .973673 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63933 au 
 T_jup = 3.439 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 5.8   n/a MPO473760 IRAS observations used: 18
magnitude slope G 0.24   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 185.18 km 2.9 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
rotation period rot_per 7.2745 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ahmad, I.I. (1954) Astrophys. J. 120, 551-560.]
[Yang, X.-y.; Zhang, Y.-y.; Li, X.-q. (1965) Acta Astron. Sin. 13, 66-74.]
[Gehrels, T.; Taylor, R.C. (1977) Astron. J. 82, 229-237.]
[Di Martino, M.; Cacciatori, S. (1984) Icarus 60, 75-82.]
[Magnusson, P. (1986) Icarus 68, 1-39.]
[Gil Hutton, R.; Blain, A. (1988) Minor Planet Bull. 15, 3-4.]
[Michalowski, T. (1988) Acta Astronomica 38, 455-468.]
[De Angelis, G. (1995) Planet. Space Sci. 43, 649-682.]
[Dotto, E.; De Angelis, G.; Di Martino, M.; Barucci, M.A.; et al. (1995) Icarus 117, 313-327.]
[Riccioli, D.; Blanco, C.; Cigna, M. (2001) Planet. Space Sci. 49, 657-671.]
[Torppa, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Michalowski, T.; Kwiatkowski, T.; et al. (2003) Icarus 164, 346-383.]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Herald, D.; Dunham, D.; et al. (2011) Icarus 214, 652-670.]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J. (2013) Icarus 226, 1045-1057.]
[Marset, M.; Carry, B.; Dumas, C.; Hanus, J.; et al. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 604, A64.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.2679   0.008 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
B-V BV 0.822   0.015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=27; phase (min.=1.33, mean=14.50, max.=28.87) deg.
U-B UB 0.399   0.019 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=24; phase (min.=1.33, mean=14.33, max.=28.87) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

6 Hebe          Discovered 1847-Jul-01 by Hencke, K. L. at Driesen
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1947 JB 
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