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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 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1245249262376574 3.13e-08  
a 2.246717043906856 6.4397e-09 au
q 1.966944769737467 6.9149e-08 au
i 7.755084800045542 3.642e-06 deg
node 128.3121598543319 2.5849e-05 deg
peri 100.502505339223 3.034e-05 deg
M 136.8958412781346 1.7139e-05 deg
tp 2458132.755433761905
(2018-Jan-14.25543376)
5.8021e-05 TDB
period 1230.044990947507
3.37
5.2885e-06
1.448e-08
d
yr
n .2926722214629654 1.2583e-09 deg/d
Q 2.526489318076245 7.2416e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2378  
   data-arc span      30126 days (82.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-06-05  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41855  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:22:22  

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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