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971 Alsatia (A921 WH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000971
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1627545955470073 1.7413e-08  
a 2.640441826739019 7.1492e-09 au
q 2.210697785162708 4.7611e-08 au
i 13.79167180986795 6.6526e-07 deg
node 83.49597800037276 3.9224e-06 deg
peri 6.534998874790641 6.9501e-06 deg
M 1.870985283877773 6.1577e-06 deg
tp 2459192.355185393790
(2020-Dec-08.85518539)
2.6795e-05 TDB
period 1567.159979023647
4.29
6.3648e-06
1.743e-08
d
yr
n .2297149013620695 9.3295e-10 deg/d
Q 3.070185868315329 8.3127e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2828  
   data-arc span      41044 days (112.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1908-10-29  
   last obs. used      2021-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39886  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 11:43:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22734 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16123 au 
 T_jup = 3.336 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.15   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 11
diameter diameter 60.867 km 0.527 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.614 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Melton, E.; Carver, S.; Harris, A.; Karnemaat, R.; et al. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 131-133.]
[Warner, B.D (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 69-80.]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hendrickx, S.; Kimber, C.; Madden, K. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 244-246.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.046   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.669   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=4.04 deg.
U-B UB 0.298   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=4.04 deg.
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   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)

971 Alsatia (A921 WH)          Discovered 1921-Nov-23 by Schaumasse, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 A921 WH = 1961 AA = A908 UE 
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