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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 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1450562232164155 8.3018e-09  
a 3.127895471577538 1.1173e-08 au
q 2.674174767854772 2.5247e-08 au
i 5.499230092906169 7.6852e-07 deg
node 299.7587210000453 6.3566e-06 deg
peri 58.62901355760884 1.2346e-05 deg
M 5.119027475950412 8.0624e-06 deg
tp 2459171.768272839253
(2020-Nov-18.26827284)
4.5245e-05 TDB
period 2020.583367927455
5.53
1.0826e-05
2.964e-08
d
yr
n .1781663680470942 9.5462e-10 deg/d
Q 3.581616175300305 1.2794e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3914  
   data-arc span      42527 days (116.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1904-09-07  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37549  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 12:15:46  

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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1957-Apr-08 08:16 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93128290207341 1.93128272744165 1.93128307670551 2.3174838882357 2.11980449571906 2435936.844732380 0.959845760522857 57.8863324454142 3.29117594499643 -80.4815259283091 15239663.9591171 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16
1967-Jul-30 23:04 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92821312994841 1.9282129315396 1.92821332835721 3.0819794362695 2.93599051567034 2439702.461193359 0.742071609219917 11.1189505137382 7.22123600209614 -79.6469532316485 6794687.90779645 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16
2040-Apr-03 20:16 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92523129557386 1.92523120991385 1.92523138123387 2.2971378605592 2.09688451934149 2466248.344211553 0.520430979705045 39.1635465928151 2.45489276982918 -85.2820335838894 16168135.6056309 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16
2050-Jul-26 03:36 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93987757095628 1.93987728865056 1.93987785326188 3.14817910757464 3.00628633023485 2470013.649925961 0.68263378862281 12.1168370440341 8.12218273097522 -59.0256193864504 4702417.78878272 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16
2123-Mar-31 10:17 00:02 Jupiter 1.92824742566541 1.92824732107383 1.92824753025786 2.30742375421191 2.10847410939557 2496558.928225298 1.96397576861996 127.511703574312 2.86210981148326 -83.1267830343966 17109702.7954881 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16
2133-Jul-23 09:12 00:02 Jupiter 1.96370663229355 1.96370617744091 1.96370708714607 3.24038213672932 3.10441607226237 2500325.883205893 2.07391860964839 17.9795171461407 7.99798902898386 -49.2005515830459 3035441.84080342 T 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 12:16:41 2021-Apr-12 12:16

Alternate Designations
 1934 AE = A904 RA 
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