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1712 Angola (1935 KC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001712
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1536779543393059 3.5287e-08  
a 3.166790564910016 1.5563e-08 au
q 2.68012466907363 1.188e-07 au
i 19.38874970567688 3.8026e-06 deg
node 237.6063687690537 1.2916e-05 deg
peri 18.33855616433664 1.9707e-05 deg
M 5.279537751448748 1.6598e-05 deg
tp 2458970.312938518844
(2020-Apr-30.81293852)
9.4823e-05 TDB
period 2058.388943280924
5.64
1.5173e-05
4.154e-08
d
yr
n .1748940603160188 1.2892e-09 deg/d
Q 3.653456460746402 1.7954e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2366  
   data-arc span      33165 days (90.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-04-11  
   last obs. used      2020-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43759  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:02:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67226 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.39994 au 
 T_jup = 3.097 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.1   n/a MPO263360  
diameter diameter 66.892 km 0.298 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.527 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2003) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.029   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1712 Angola           Discovered 1935 May 28 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg.
Named for the state on the southwestern coast of Africa.
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Reference: MPC 5183Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1935 KC = 1929 GC = 1935 ML = 1946 JB = 1953 SD = 1963 MD 
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