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945 Barcelona (A921 CB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000945
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1631203318634534 6.454e-08  
a 2.635655457451702 1.1484e-08 au
q 2.205726464554458 1.7257e-07 au
i 32.88942694156958 6.9676e-06 deg
node 318.2862593574804 8.9392e-06 deg
peri 161.9735252474463 1.8144e-05 deg
M 345.8237058890754 1.6426e-05 deg
tp 2458662.044832847230
(2019-Jun-27.54483285)
7.1454e-05 TDB
period 1562.90068840548
4.28
1.0214e-05
2.796e-08
d
yr
n .2303409312381091 1.5054e-09 deg/d
Q 3.065584450348945 1.3357e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1937  
   data-arc span      35178 days (96.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1923-08-06  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35236  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:14:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23024 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0154 au 
 T_jup = 3.153 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.13   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 4
diameter diameter 25.618 km 0.949 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.36 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1989) Icarus 81, 314-364.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.239   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.809   0.022 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=1.32 deg.
U-B UB 0.389   0.038 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=1.32 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sq   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

945 Barcelona (A921 CB)          Discovered 1921-Feb-03 by Comas Sola, J. at Barcelona
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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