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916 America (A915 PE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000916
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2373150641697185 4.3213e-08  
a 2.363851301590786 6.374e-09 au
q 1.802873778266096 1.0207e-07 au
i 11.09427590439688 4.2461e-06 deg
node 329.7806821398192 1.8563e-05 deg
peri 41.6859287490883 1.9584e-05 deg
M 156.81178431612 6.8047e-06 deg
tp 2458022.264364005946
(2017-Sep-25.76436401)
2.4456e-05 TDB
period 1327.482050317187
3.63
5.3692e-06
1.47e-08
d
yr
n .2711901075528531 1.0969e-09 deg/d
Q 2.924828824915476 7.8866e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2514  
   data-arc span      34801 days (95.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1924-01-29  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40435  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:16:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .816069 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58852 au 
 T_jup = 3.486 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO384754  
diameter diameter 33.23 km 1.3 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16
rotation period rot_per 37.294 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Di Martino, M. (1986) in Asteroids, Comets, Meteors II. C.-I. Lagerkvist, B.A. Lindblad, M. Lundstedt, H. Rickman, eds. Uppsala, pp. 81-84.]
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Polakis, T. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 112-115.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0530   0.004 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16

916 America (A915 PE)          Discovered 1915-Aug-07 by Neujmin, G. at Simeis
Discovered at Simeis during the First World War while Simeis was not in communication with the Rechen-Institut for long periods of time were given provisional designations containing the Greek letter SIGMA. These are here abbreviated S.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2000-May-31 01:17 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0451847827597779 0.0451836315258206 0.0451859339938309 4.15977791798819 4.15977788740303 2451695.553721332 0.336336614892707 57.5508942282383 37.5744170085647 5.78069792975884 118195.315911075 T 29 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 19:16:12 2019-May-29 19:16
2098-Oct-28 18:58 < 00:01 Hebe 0.0348617145620494 0.0348528155391014 0.0348706140157752 7.6333672797976 7.63336725643654 2487640.290603241 0.600458173707628 484.033566859439 22.2882374239753 -23.5843131679699 94118.1759520584 T 29 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 19:16:12 2019-May-29 19:16
2197-Jan-05 08:17 00:01 Hebe 0.037898490720628 0.0378792068202876 0.0379177754544323 7.63360208013723 7.63360205864873 2523502.845159189 1.0183786212601 1001.48542571953 21.8367928861403 16.2561864199999 72865.6519498384 T 29 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 19:16:12 2019-May-29 19:16
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