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316 Goberta
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000316
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 48 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1352733813466135 3.1975e-08  
a 3.179608009088325 1.2148e-08 au
q 2.749491682342173 9.9584e-08 au
i 2.338950594341684 3.4546e-06 deg
node 123.9018998974493 9.8571e-05 deg
peri 314.99474715 9.9616e-05 deg
M 129.4516850645786 1.4597e-05 deg
tp 2457855.829743832191
8.2899e-05 TDB
period 2070.898436638159
n .1738375932063643 9.9623e-10 deg/d
Q 3.609724335834477 1.3791e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3231  
   data-arc span      46730 days (127.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1891-09-08  
   last obs. used      2019-08-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43339  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:07:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76561 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.63263 au 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.1   n/a MPO347513  
diameter diameter 56.067 km 0.642 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 8.605 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Menke, J.; Cooney, W.; Gross, J.; Terrell, D. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 155-160.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.061   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

316 Goberta          Discovered 1891-Sep-08 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1938 DO2 = 1939 BB 
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