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1166 Sakuntala (1930 MA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001166
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2094371761232606 5.487e-08  
a 2.535728736777528 7.8712e-09 au
q 2.00465287073224 1.4158e-07 au
i 18.9254228914076 5.8331e-06 deg
node 106.6784534718932 1.1528e-05 deg
peri 189.7795686032579 1.4749e-05 deg
M 324.0555414812222 1.0201e-05 deg
tp 2458747.759072353810
(2019-Sep-21.25907235)
4.2124e-05 TDB
period 1474.866174981515
4.04
6.8672e-06
1.88e-08
d
yr
n .2440899426041228 1.1365e-09 deg/d
Q 3.066804602822816 9.5197e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2222  
   data-arc span      32631 days (89.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-06-29  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42455  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:02:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .989745 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14884 au 
 T_jup = 3.343 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.3   n/a MPO448923  
diameter diameter 26.011 km 0.181 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.29 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Malcolm, G. (2001) Minor Planet Bull. 28, 64.]
[Brincat, S.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 200-201.]
[Garceran, A.C.; Aznar, A.; Mansego, E.A.; Rodriguez, P.B.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 92-97.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.286   0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

1166 Sakuntala (1930 MA)          Discovered 1930-Jun-27 by Parchomenko, P. at Simeis
Independent discovery June 29 by K. Reinmuth, Heidelberg, was announced first.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1930 MA = 1962 KA 
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