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1741 Giclas (1960 BC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001741
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07037782894342895 3.2318e-08  
a 2.883123062999594 1.1422e-08 au
q 2.680215121248954 9.3763e-08 au
i 2.887560120101481 3.5812e-06 deg
node 55.50962790391181 7.6101e-05 deg
peri 338.4105000894455 8.0789e-05 deg
M 138.9033119882037 2.7637e-05 deg
tp 2457910.572751754039
0.00013638 TDB
period 1788.10573926156
n .201330375545168 1.1964e-09 deg/d
Q 3.086031004750234 1.2225e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2688  
   data-arc span      23952 days (65.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43593  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:26:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68602 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23613 au 
 T_jup = 3.288 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4   n/a MPO435713  
diameter diameter 13.107 km 0.182 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 2.943 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Slivan, S.M.; Binzel, R.P.; Boroumand, S.C.; Pan M.W.; et al. (2008) Icarus 195, 226-276.]
[Warner, B.D. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 67-71.]
[Oey, J.; Williams, H.; Groom, R.; Pray, D.; Benishek, V. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 193-199.]
[Oey, J.; Groom, R. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 363-366.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.374   0.048 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1741 Giclas (1960 BC)          Discovered 1960-Jan-26 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1960 BC = 1953 UY = 1953 VH1 = 1953 XN = 1963 YD 
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