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1846 Bengt (6553 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001846
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1412402748458438 2.9259e-08  
a 2.33975159578968 5.9835e-09 au
q 2.009284437329344 6.8061e-08 au
i 3.18260974774147 3.6001e-06 deg
node 19.05809694049574 5.8754e-05 deg
peri 75.20571741821379 6.0286e-05 deg
M 171.5533788386983 1.2711e-05 deg
tp 2458377.554819103181
(2018-Sep-16.05481910)
4.5752e-05 TDB
period 1307.233157638438
3.58
5.0145e-06
1.373e-08
d
yr
n .2753908114221586 1.0564e-09 deg/d
Q 2.670218754250016 6.8286e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2462  
   data-arc span      22762 days (62.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-12-27  
   last obs. used      2020-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46866  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:31:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02879 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49232 au 
 T_jup = 3.550 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO332833  
diameter diameter 10.998 km 0.080 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.047   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

1846 Bengt (6553 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by PLS at Palomar
These planets have all been discovered as a result of the Palomar survey of faint minor planets and subsequently identified with planets observed at other oppositions. In Sept. and Oct. 1960, T. Gehrels exposed 130 plates with the 122 cm Schmidt camera at Palomar. In the following years C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld measured these plates astrometrically and photometrically at Leiden. P. Herget, Cincinnati, computed the orbits of the planets found on the NORC computer, Dahlgren, Virginia, USA.
Note: "planet" implies "minor planet"
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 6553 P-L = 1951 CW1 = 1957 YP 
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