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1298 Nocturna (1934 AE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001298
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1450561911713832 3.4622e-08  
a 3.127895474698053 1.1373e-08 au
q 2.674174870756148 1.095e-07 au
i 5.499231709602224 3.5288e-06 deg
node 299.758690803061 3.6982e-05 deg
peri 58.62905389967472 3.8878e-05 deg
M 5.119016357783332 1.098e-05 deg
tp 2459171.768335199544
(2020-Nov-18.26833520)
6.1631e-05 TDB
period 2020.583370951178
5.53
1.1021e-05
3.017e-08
d
yr
n .1781663677804752 9.7175e-10 deg/d
Q 3.581616078639958 1.3023e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3859  
   data-arc span      42504 days (116.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-01-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37677  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 00:54:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67371 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.89854 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.08   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 37.802 km 0.727 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 34.80 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1298 Nocturna (1934 AE)          Discovered 1934-Jan-07 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1934 AE = A904 RA 
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