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1476 Cox (1936 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001476
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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 .1898364000770449 1.1737e-08  
a 2.281423236375869 4.9205e-09 au
q 1.848326062130153 2.6967e-08 au
i 6.326703798075782 3.9536e-07 deg
node 330.5028949354384 6.1873e-06 deg
peri 350.0299688099349 7.1875e-06 deg
M 183.4485530373967 3.8434e-06 deg
tp 2459817.771176680395
(2022-Aug-26.27117668)
1.4417e-05 TDB
period 1258.656484712991
3.45
4.072e-06
1.115e-08
d
yr
n .2860192628984788 9.2532e-10 deg/d
Q 2.714520410621585 5.8546e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2857  
   data-arc span      30867 days (84.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1936-09-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .433  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 12:30:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .83407 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59915 au 
 T_jup = 3.573 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.95   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.381 km 0.111 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.6994 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:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2019) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.187   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

1476 Cox (1936 RA)          Discovered 1936-Sep-10 by Delporte, E. at Uccle
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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