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558 Carmen (A905 CK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000558
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04260685320012339 3.3768e-08  
a 2.906837659165655 1.0866e-08 au
q 2.782986453744994 9.9735e-08 au
i 8.375863514386394 3.8572e-06 deg
node 143.7117562577217 2.4274e-05 deg
peri 311.2648170192595 4.9826e-05 deg
M 56.11208205950862 4.3373e-05 deg
tp 2458318.347776699674
(2018-Jul-18.84777670)
0.00021806 TDB
period 1810.212643337562
4.96
1.015e-05
2.779e-08
d
yr
n .1988716636827006 1.1151e-09 deg/d
Q 3.030688864586316 1.1329e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2956  
   data-arc span      41728 days (114.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1905-02-09  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4406  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:09:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80799 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03921 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.09   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 6
diameter diameter 54.811 km 0.373 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.387 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.131   0.036 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.733   0.032 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.68, mean=5.86, max.=10.05) deg.
U-B UB 0.278   0.035 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.68, mean=5.86, max.=10.05) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T M   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

558 Carmen (A905 CK)          Discovered 1905-Feb-09 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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