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681 Gorgo (A909 JB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000681
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1028129507979638 3.5052e-08  
a 3.109522472309352 1.4772e-08 au
q 2.789823291358648 1.1127e-07 au
i 12.56707503745034 4.5245e-06 deg
node 177.9240430556036 1.9234e-05 deg
peri 116.0306373842237 2.9627e-05 deg
M 326.9496466472548 2.2946e-05 deg
tp 2458784.370722593203
(2019-Oct-27.87072259)
0.00012795 TDB
period 2002.806427727802
5.48
1.4272e-05
3.907e-08
d
yr
n .1797477754295119 1.2809e-09 deg/d
Q 3.429221653260056 1.6291e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2459  
   data-arc span      40343 days (110.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1909-05-13  
   last obs. used      2019-10-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47146  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 01:55:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80215 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.87964 au 
 T_jup = 3.174 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.7   n/a MPO435701  
diameter diameter 20.390 km 2.437 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.4606 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pilcher, F. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 189.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.240   0.057 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

681 Gorgo (A909 JB)          Discovered 1909-May-13 by Kopff, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A909 JB = 1949 UO = 1954 RD 
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