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1866 Sisyphus (1972 XA)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2001866
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 624 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5380638772308884 3.7833e-08  
a 1.893971556382374 2.3748e-09 au
q .8748938773902534 7.1867e-08 au
i 41.20139074693269 5.097e-06 deg
node 63.4950634221358 6.8931e-06 deg
peri 293.0598919505587 6.837e-06 deg
M 312.9148640560161 5.5438e-06 deg
tp 2458725.020235533656
(2019-Aug-29.52023553)
1.4815e-05 TDB
period 952.0474751404794
2.61
1.7906e-06
4.902e-09
d
yr
n .3781324034779676 7.1121e-10 deg/d
Q 2.913049235374494 3.6527e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3975  
   # delay obs. used      0  
   # Doppler obs. used      1  
   data-arc span      23671 days (64.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-01-26  
   last obs. used      2019-11-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .36483  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-18 05:03:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .104496 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.2481 au 
 T_jup = 3.513 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO267714  
diameter diameter 8.48 km n/a Delbo et al. (2003). Icarus, v. 166, pp. 116-130  
rotation period rot_per 2.400 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Schober, H.J.; Erikson, A.; Hahn, G.; Lagerkvist, C.-I. (1993) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 101, 499-505.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1998) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Stephens, R.D.; French, L.M.; Warner, Brian D.; Wasserman, L. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 212-213.]
[Behrend, R. (2015) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 306-309.]
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 311-319.]
[Aznar Macias, A.; Predatu, M.; Vaduvescu, O.; Oey, J. (2018) arXiv:1801.09420. Romanian J. Phys. 62, 904 (2017).]
geometric albedo albedo 0.15   n/a Delbo et al. (2003). Icarus, v. 166, pp. 116-130  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1866 Sisyphus (1972 XA)          Discovered 1972-Dec-05 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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