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891 Gunhild (A918 KB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000891
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 87 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02873565658496703 3.5118e-08  
a 2.86216810488866 1.0318e-08 au
q 2.779921825138133 1.0058e-07 au
i 13.55872370151107 3.7518e-06 deg
node 105.8546521550878 1.6026e-05 deg
peri 292.3815816071003 6.7797e-05 deg
M 232.569122046998 6.7343e-05 deg
tp 2459626.556181501706
0.00033231 TDB
period 1768.646884970351
n .2035454352472596 1.1006e-09 deg/d
Q 2.944414384639186 1.0614e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2784  
   data-arc span      37408 days (102.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1918-05-18  
   last obs. used      2020-10-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38709  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:24:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.81999 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24689 au 
 T_jup = 3.259 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.0   n/a MPO347520  
diameter diameter 55.747 km 0.321 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 11.892 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Garceran, A.C.; Aznar, A.; Mansego, E.A.; Rodriguez, P.B.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 92-97.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.065   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

891 Gunhild (A918 KB)          Discovered 1918-May-17 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A918 KB = 1977 FH = 1999 CF154 = A915 VE 
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