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1794 Finsen (1970 GA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001794
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1509892634825154 3.4078e-08  
a 3.131138979815045 1.3073e-08 au
q 2.658370611391377 1.0669e-07 au
i 14.57895413606439 4.3131e-06 deg
node 221.0618351678621 1.319e-05 deg
peri 341.2045530842999 1.8973e-05 deg
M 34.43794972632801 1.2469e-05 deg
tp 2458806.908301140060
(2019-Nov-19.40830114)
7.0468e-05 TDB
period 2023.727084318772
5.54
1.2674e-05
3.47e-08
d
yr
n .1778895992397035 1.1141e-09 deg/d
Q 3.603907348238713 1.5047e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2872  
   data-arc span      25505 days (69.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-05  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45089  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:40:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65824 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.39673 au 
 T_jup = 3.146 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.0   n/a MPO473788 IRAS observations used: 5
diameter diameter 38.050 km 0.283 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.346 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Hills, K. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 5-6.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.046   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.695   0.022 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=5.97 deg.
U-B UB 0.312   0.034 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=5.97 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices

1794 Finsen (1970 GA)          Discovered 1970-Apr-07 by Bruwer, J. A. at Hartbeespoort
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1970 GA = 1937 JR = 1948 GK = 1950 TJ = 1950 TS2 = 1951 XL = 1951 YJ = 1962 WX = 1965 MC 
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