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849 Ara (A912 CD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000849
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 88 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2005855389851472 3.8514e-08  
a 3.145621034821582 1.5205e-08 au
q 2.514654944108878 1.2123e-07 au
i 19.53130574199043 4.9246e-06 deg
node 228.3668596352075 1.2577e-05 deg
peri 63.30489693847925 1.7129e-05 deg
M 252.5855549233019 1.4114e-05 deg
tp 2459208.520490912671
(2020-Dec-25.02049091)
8.2661e-05 TDB
period 2037.783433804154
5.58
1.4775e-05
4.045e-08
d
yr
n .1766625412828823 1.2809e-09 deg/d
Q 3.776587125534285 1.8255e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2399  
   data-arc span      36472 days (99.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1919-07-03  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47927  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:15:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56473 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57571 au 
 T_jup = 3.090 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.2   n/a MPO473773 IRAS observations used: 4
diameter diameter 80.756 km 1.127 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.116 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W.; Dockweiler, T.; Gibson, J.; et al. (1992) Icarus 95, 115-147.]
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J. (2006) IAU 2006, poster paper.]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Warner, B.D.; Fauerbach, M.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 493, 291-297.]
[Gandolfi, D.; Cigna, M.; Fulvio, D.; Blanco, C. (2009) Planet. Space Sci. 57, 1-9.]
[Marciniak, A.; Michalowski, T.; Hirsch, R.; Polinska, K.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 498, 313-320.]
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Herald, D.; Dunham, D.; et al. (2011) Icarus 214, 652-670.]
[Hanus, J.; Viikinkoski, M.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J.; et al (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 601, A114.]
[Schmidt, R.E. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 191-192.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.186   0.023 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.701   0.013 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=14.84, mean=18.35, max.=21.79) deg.
U-B UB 0.252   0.016 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=14.84, mean=18.35, max.=21.79) 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

849 Ara (A912 CD)          Discovered 1912-Feb-09 by Belyavskij, S. at Simeis
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A912 CD = 1935 FU = 1960 WN = A915 UB 
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