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438 Zeuxo (A898 VG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000438
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06865924995135719 3.2819e-08  
a 2.553888895524495 7.2738e-09 au
q 2.378540799498683 8.2943e-08 au
i 7.367767318865839 3.9002e-06 deg
node 49.10635482955462 2.8502e-05 deg
peri 210.6273664104049 4.1436e-05 deg
M 62.25302182699151 2.9636e-05 deg
tp 2458742.713978970921
(2019-Sep-16.21397897)
0.00012284 TDB
period 1490.738358506976
4.08
6.3687e-06
1.744e-08
d
yr
n .2414910691374118 1.0317e-09 deg/d
Q 2.729236991550307 7.7732e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3017  
   data-arc span      44556 days (121.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1898-11-12  
   last obs. used      2020-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40799  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 01:53:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36697 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29539 au 
 T_jup = 3.424 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.0   n/a MPO492754 IRAS observations used: 25
diameter diameter 58.871 km 0.226 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.831 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Cooney, W.R.; Gross, J. (2003) Minor Planet Bull. 30, 3.]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.061   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.611   0.031 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=12.61 deg.
U-B UB 0.200   0.042 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=12.61 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T F:   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

438 Zeuxo (A898 VG)          Discovered 1898-Nov-08 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 A898 VG = A902 UC = A912 BC 
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