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307 Nike (A891 EB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000307
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1434746209569677 3.4523e-08  
a 2.906724997646445 9.7426e-09 au
q 2.489683730382978 1.0026e-07 au
i 6.125986286695142 3.5237e-06 deg
node 100.9563307164036 4.006e-05 deg
peri 324.3777448910655 4.2381e-05 deg
M 89.3658001677198 1.394e-05 deg
tp 2458551.161953634253
(2019-Mar-08.66195363)
6.987e-05 TDB
period 1810.10740560794
4.96
9.1005e-06
2.492e-08
d
yr
n .1988832258708377 9.999e-10 deg/d
Q 3.323766264909911 1.114e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3051  
   data-arc span      47171 days (129.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1891-03-05  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42779  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:03:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50661 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97523 au 
 T_jup = 3.261 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.1   n/a MPO502155 IRAS observations used: 17
diameter diameter 61.313 km 0.789 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.857 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pilcher, F. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 304-306.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.043   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.669   0.074 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=8.03, mean=8.58, max.=9.13) deg.
U-B UB 0.267   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.03 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T CX   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

307 Nike (A891 EB)          Discovered 1891-Mar-05 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A891 EB = 1957 LM 
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