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43 Ariadne
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000043
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 113 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1684345805497491 3.4833e-08  
a 2.203158413327736 3.3269e-09 au
q 1.832070350094228 7.6825e-08 au
i 3.471362980117919 4.0883e-06 deg
node 264.8093116188658 6.4693e-05 deg
peri 16.349328202 6.5833e-05 deg
M 258.3900071234252 1.3515e-05 deg
tp 2459337.632743640417
(2021-May-03.13274364)
4.5152e-05 TDB
period 1194.447359699898
3.27
2.7055e-06
7.407e-09
d
yr
n .3013946132297109 6.8268e-10 deg/d
Q 2.574246476561244 3.8872e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2660  
   data-arc span      56798 days (155.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1864-08-03  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53606  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:15:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .815921 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55526 au 
 T_jup = 3.642 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.9   n/a MPO502153 IRAS observations used: 3
magnitude slope G 0.11   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 71.340 km 1.254 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.76218 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Burchi, R.; Milano, L. (1974) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 15, 173-180.]
[Lustig, G.; Dvorak, R. (1975) Acta Phys. Austriaca 43, 89-97.]
[Van Houten-Groeneveld, I.; van Houten, C.J.; Zappala, V. (1979) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 35, 223-232.]
[Di Martino, M.; Zappala, V.; De Sanctis, G.; Cacciatori, S. (1987) Icarus 69, 338-353.]
[Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R.; Greenberg, R.; et al. (1987) Icarus 70, 191-245.]
[Drummond, J.D.; Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R. (1988) Icarus 76, 19-77.]
[Michalowski, T. (1988) Acta Astronomica 38, 455-468.]
[Magnusson, P. (1990) Icarus 85, 229-240.]
[Drummond, J.D.; Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R. (1991) Icarus 89, 44-64.]
[De Angelis, G. (1992) in Physical properties of small solar system bodies. A. Brahic, J.-C. Gerard, J. Surdej, eds. Universite de Liege, Institut d'Astrophysique, Liege, pp. 195-201.]
[Michalowski, T. (1993) Icarus 106, 563-572.]
[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.]
[Szabo, Gy.; Sarneczky, K.; Kiss, L.L. (1999) in Proc. IAU Coll. 173, Evolution and Source Regions of Asteroids and Comets, 185-188.]
[Foerster, I.; Potthoff, H. (2001) Minor Planet Bull. 28, 25-26.]
[Kaasalainen, M.; Torppa, J.; Piironen, J. (2002) Icarus 159, 369-395.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hamanowa, H.; Hamanowa, H. (2011) http://www2.ocn.ne.jp/~hamaten/astlcdata.htm]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Dykhuis, M.J.; Molnar, L.A.; Gates, C.J.; Gonzales, J.A.; et al. (2016) Icarus 267, 174-203.]
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Viikinkoski, M.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J.; et al (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 601, A114.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.234   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.863   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=8; phase (min.=2.51, mean=11.50, max.=26.13) deg.
U-B UB 0.490   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.93, mean=13.67, max.=26.13) 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 Sk   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)

43 Ariadne          Discovered 1857-Apr-15 by Pogson, N. R. at Oxford
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2098-Jun-06 09:36 < 00:01 Eunom 0.0360058943796172 0.0360036446642784 0.0360081441050294 5.33374720504129 5.33374713194626 2487495.899767395 0.325061267156927 116.402323601006 32.1343448365719 -16.2485905288418 64561.4300225149 T 113 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 15:15:43 2020-Feb-22 15:15
2166-Nov-23 08:19 < 00:01 David 0.0403634247766453 0.0403608764132152 0.0403659733269173 6.95042878514081 6.95042873129109 2512501.846794965 0.427238382865384 187.650074014408 16.6998183700309 -47.6364087656864 267955.699332058 T 113 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 15:15:43 2020-Feb-22 15:15
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