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2000 Herschel (1960 OA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002000
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2978896800711635 3.4832e-08  
a 2.379615163799761 7.2453e-09 au
q 1.670752363962961 8.4597e-08 au
i 22.8192890152075 5.0609e-06 deg
node 291.9239709096706 1.3405e-05 deg
peri 130.5110205826333 1.668e-05 deg
M 293.6934429677599 8.6374e-06 deg
tp 2458847.451970280163
(2019-Dec-29.95197028)
3.2174e-05 TDB
period 1340.783073047083
3.67
6.1235e-06
1.677e-08
d
yr
n .2684998097282498 1.2263e-09 deg/d
Q 3.08847796363656 9.4035e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1781  
   data-arc span      31184 days (85.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-07-12  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35795  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:29:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .752194 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36548 au 
 T_jup = 3.377 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.25   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17264)  
diameter diameter 14.768 km 0.348 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 130. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 96-101.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.277   0.060 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
B-V BV 0.893   0.028 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=21.55, mean=24.12, max.=26.77) deg.
U-B UB 0.494   0.071 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=21.55, mean=23.24, max.=26.57) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

2000 Herschel (1960 OA)          Discovered 1960-Jul-29 by Schubart, J. at Sonneberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1960 OA = 1934 NX 
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