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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 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04230323408088213 3.3069e-08  
a 2.906833758697641 1.028e-08 au
q 2.783865289769245 9.7212e-08 au
i 8.376120413084207 3.8031e-06 deg
node 143.7104407125537 2.3864e-05 deg
peri 311.1732526530698 4.9519e-05 deg
M 135.7884871276914 4.3244e-05 deg
tp 2458317.706829235296
(2018-Jul-18.20682924)
0.00021734 TDB
period 1810.208999855379
4.96
9.6024e-06
2.629e-08
d
yr
n .1988720639598858 1.0549e-09 deg/d
Q 3.029802227626039 1.0715e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3058  
   data-arc span      41970 days (114.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1905-02-09  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45315  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 17:32:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80873 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03819 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455160.5 (2009-Nov-25.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04337294931999553 3.3302e-08  
q 2.781568975864731 9.8276e-08 au
tp 2454722.027890552257
(2008-Sep-12.52789055)
0.0002109 TDB
node 143.8640288580409 2.3915e-05 deg
peri 316.2231055330282 4.8244e-05 deg
i 8.366050384273613 3.7989e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3058  
   data-arc span      41970 days (114.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1905-02-09  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45315  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 17:32:40  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03819 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.108995915017486E-15 -3.255579213863384E-15 7.394529618858072E-13 1.142797044067562E-15 1.383510567515679E-13 1.109453430614532E-16
q -3.255579213863384E-15 9.658102114204751E-15 -2.418834532456311E-12 -3.80987321968603E-15 -4.513212780402375E-13 8.699133736944794E-17
tp 7.394529618858072E-13 -2.418834532456311E-12 4.448088063863305E-8 -6.191379730789279E-12 8.850908415404452E-9 3.489613334193703E-13
node 1.142797044067562E-15 -3.80987321968603E-15 -6.191379730789279E-12 5.719361109303035E-10 -5.667351627183435E-10 -3.509950033292941E-12
peri 1.383510567515679E-13 -4.513212780402375E-13 8.850908415404452E-9 -5.667351627183435E-10 2.327470375885196E-9 3.553653178709344E-12
i 1.109453430614532E-16 8.699133736944794E-17 3.489613334193703E-13 -3.509950033292941E-12 3.553653178709344E-12 1.443197166241902E-11

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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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