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458 Hercynia (A900 SD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000458
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 79 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .241691717744114 3.3482e-08  
a 2.992953322487593 9.5464e-09 au
q 2.269581292847613 1.0195e-07 au
i 12.65385483595108 3.6463e-06 deg
node 134.1399821292748 1.7702e-05 deg
peri 277.162955145473 1.9257e-05 deg
M 292.2506442485411 8.6932e-06 deg
tp 2458956.418867957838
(2020-Apr-16.91886796)
4.6629e-05 TDB
period 1891.247393331299
5.18
9.0486e-06
2.477e-08
d
yr
n .1903505597783722 9.1072e-10 deg/d
Q 3.716325352127573 1.1854e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2422  
   data-arc span      43504 days (119.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1900-09-21  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4405  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 01:53:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32145 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.86709 au 
 T_jup = 3.175 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.63   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
diameter diameter 36.698 km 0.408 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 21.806 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P. (1987) Icarus 72, 135-208.]
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Aznar Macias, A.; Carreno Garcerain, A.; Arce Masego, E.; Brines Rodriques, P.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 257-263.]
[Devogele, M.; Tanga, P.; Bendjoya, P.; Rivet, J.P.; et al. (2017) ArXiv:1707.07503.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.191   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.885   0.025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=19.21 deg.
U-B UB 0.471   0.051 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=19.21 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B L   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)

458 Hercynia (A900 SD)          Discovered 1900-Sep-21 by Wolf, M. and Schwassmann, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A900 SD = 1947 XB = 2016 FW5 = A902 CA = A915 PD 
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