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1559 Kustaanheimo (1942 BF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001559
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .133343175728194 4.3964e-08  
a 2.390337639290855 7.0331e-09 au
q 2.071602427405178 1.0658e-07 au
i 3.19078680733915 4.0926e-06 deg
node 327.9032374402409 6.2789e-05 deg
peri 216.7369939763348 6.407e-05 deg
M 26.04945703427359 1.3381e-05 deg
tp 2458902.824987217231
(2020-Feb-23.32498722)
5.0117e-05 TDB
period 1349.855567259329
3.70
5.9576e-06
1.631e-08
d
yr
n .2666951996434136 1.1771e-09 deg/d
Q 2.709072851176532 7.971e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2882  
   data-arc span      30967 days (84.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1935-04-23  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42964  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:58:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07469 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25704 au 
 T_jup = 3.518 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO452181  
diameter diameter 10.725 km 0.176 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.302 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Menke, J.; Cooney, W.; Gross, J.; Terrell, D. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 155-160.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 551, A67.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2016) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.267   0.048 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

1559 Kustaanheimo (1942 BF)          Discovered 1942-Jan-20 by Oterma, L. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1942 BF = 1935 FP = 1935 HB 
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