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968 Petunia (A921 WJ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000968
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1363354656656636 1.1217e-08  
a 2.864942542538347 8.6712e-09 au
q 2.474349266896012 3.0804e-08 au
i 11.59858658801304 3.303e-07 deg
node 208.8405161875813 3.7986e-06 deg
peri 297.4915906452637 9.4903e-06 deg
M 96.344499000139 7.3847e-06 deg
tp 2458922.479937190465
(2020-Mar-13.97993719)
3.6032e-05 TDB
period 1771.219160226122
4.85
8.0413e-06
2.202e-08
d
yr
n .2032498338342505 9.2275e-10 deg/d
Q 3.255535818180683 9.8534e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3491  
   data-arc span      36404 days (99.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1921-10-25  
   last obs. used      2021-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38893  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 11:47:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.51029 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84757 au 
 T_jup = 3.256 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456811.5 (2014-Jun-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1377073375924144 1.1067e-08  
q 2.470184392276436 3.0359e-08 au
tp 2457153.466495807465
(2015-May-10.96649581)
3.5769e-05 TDB
node 208.9237110436717 3.801e-06 deg
peri 298.0725165359851 9.4531e-06 deg
i 11.59415684748878 3.303e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3491  
   data-arc span      36404 days (99.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1921-10-25  
   last obs. used      2021-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38893  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 11:47:20  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84757 au 
 T_jup = 3.256 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.224813484342209E-16 -3.264954459739167E-16 -2.884231157418654E-13 1.036673080788182E-14 -8.046264752745479E-14 -1.00615476700521E-15
q -3.264954459739167E-16 9.216564933866504E-16 7.93369678081793E-13 -3.042305989950576E-14 2.230695369791159E-13 2.783717345912769E-15
tp -2.884231157418654E-13 7.93369678081793E-13 1.279411004645424E-9 6.246524481343107E-12 3.11094144459781E-10 4.10631269215822E-12
node 1.036673080788182E-14 -3.042305989950576E-14 6.246524481343107E-12 1.444760305236259E-11 -1.241977031643172E-11 7.966569893413574E-14
peri -8.046264752745479E-14 2.230695369791159E-13 3.11094144459781E-10 -1.241977031643172E-11 8.936015504344592E-11 9.164158564403312E-13
i -1.00615476700521E-15 2.783717345912769E-15 4.10631269215822E-12 7.966569893413574E-14 9.164158564403312E-13 1.090988136232877E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.22   n/a MPO614063  
diameter diameter 24.422 km 0.232 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 61.280 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 122-123.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.233   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.869   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=5.70 deg.
U-B UB 0.372   0.082 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=5.70 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

968 Petunia (A921 WJ)          Discovered 1921-Nov-24 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A921 WJ = 1935 QK1 = 1948 KC 
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