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521 Brixia (A904 AE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000521
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 82 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2816207777554096 2.922e-08  
a 2.740566380684889 6.8261e-09 au
q 1.968765945066082 7.8845e-08 au
i 10.59746137505235 4.022e-06 deg
node 89.64836086285902 1.4726e-05 deg
peri 316.0284405958382 1.6277e-05 deg
M 166.2712301995801 8.4353e-06 deg
tp 2457835.126317514784
3.6833e-05 TDB
period 1657.138913111703
n .2172418963501422 8.1164e-10 deg/d
Q 3.512366816303695 8.7484e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2463  
   data-arc span      42223 days (115.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-01-10  
   last obs. used      2019-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44399  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:09:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .993845 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92817 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.5   n/a MPO492755 IRAS observations used: 36
magnitude slope G -0.06   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17259) Fit
diameter diameter 107.227 km 0.494 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 28.479 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wang, X.-b.; Gu, S.-h.; Li, X.-j. (2010) Earth, Moon, and Planets 106, 97-104.]
[Pilcher, F. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 280-281.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.073   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
B-V BV 0.712   0.015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=8.37, mean=16.47, max.=24.99) deg.
U-B UB 0.341   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=8.37, mean=14.34, max.=17.58) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   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)

521 Brixia (A904 AE)          Discovered 1904-Jan-10 by Dugan, R. S. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A904 AE = 1948 QU 
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