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558 Carmen (A905 CK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000558
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04230322930377253 3.2036e-08  
a 2.906833760259618 9.7183e-09 au
q 2.783865305151408 9.3373e-08 au
i 8.376121427969546 3.6005e-06 deg
node 143.7104389032977 2.3791e-05 deg
peri 311.1732487085166 4.8209e-05 deg
M 135.7884919188675 4.2244e-05 deg
tp 2458317.706804593201
(2018-Jul-18.20680459)
0.00021205 TDB
period 1810.209001314444
4.96
9.078e-06
2.485e-08
d
yr
n .198872063799591 9.9732e-10 deg/d
Q 3.029802215367829 1.0129e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3242  
   data-arc span      42081 days (115.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1905-02-09  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44328  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:08:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80873 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03819 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO473769 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-August); 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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