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545 Messalina (A904 TC)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000545
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 56 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1699396788432282 2.0669e-08  
a 3.20237202225593 1.0547e-08 au
q 2.658161949257218 6.9677e-08 au
i 11.20559447335114 1.2225e-06 deg
node 333.5988223268451 4.0696e-06 deg
peri 331.0135812027815 7.1231e-06 deg
M 220.2017665907197 7.0874e-06 deg
tp 2460013.340405436035
(2023-Mar-09.84040544)
4.2543e-05 TDB
period 2093.177709193764
5.73
1.0341e-05
2.831e-08
d
yr
n .1719873083010532 8.4965e-10 deg/d
Q 3.746582095254642 1.2339e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3413  
   data-arc span      42532 days (116.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-10-03  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40092  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 11:03:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64799 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.59075 au 
 T_jup = 3.142 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.81   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 11
diameter diameter 112.631 km 1.223 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.2 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Di Martino, M. (1984) Icarus 60, 541-546.]
[Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R.; Greenberg, R.; et al. (1990) Icarus 86, 402-447.]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.041   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.686   0.038 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=13.94, mean=14.07, max.=14.21) deg.
U-B UB 0.343   0.058 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=13.94 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T CD   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Cb   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)

545 Messalina (A904 TC)          Discovered 1904-Oct-03 by Gotz, P. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A904 TC = 1949 YH = 1973 YO4 
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