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1455 Mitchella (1937 LF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001455
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1245249236758622 3.1937e-08  
a 2.246717043078396 6.9019e-09 au
q 1.9669447747678 7.0198e-08 au
i 7.755086843859354 4.0413e-06 deg
node 128.3121647164674 2.6303e-05 deg
peri 100.5025026246139 3.1547e-05 deg
M 136.8958398191753 1.7904e-05 deg
tp 2458132.755439005580
(2018-Jan-14.25543901)
6.0888e-05 TDB
period 1230.044990267152
3.37
5.668e-06
1.552e-08
d
yr
n .2926722216248464 1.3486e-09 deg/d
Q 2.526489311388992 7.7613e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2191  
   data-arc span      30026 days (82.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-06-05  
   last obs. used      2019-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .431  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:17:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .974267 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48852 au 
 T_jup = 3.608 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO302068  
diameter diameter 6.646 km 0.102 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 118.7 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:
[Higgins, D.J. (2011) http://www.david-higgins.com/Astronomy/asteroid/lightcurves.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.333   0.045 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

1455 Mitchella (1937 LF)          Discovered 1937-Jun-05 by Bohrmann, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1937 LF = 1947 LB = 1978 QR3 
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