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2066 Palala (1934 LB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1285120873510383 3.2863e-08  
a 2.393128810101993 5.8951e-09 au
q 2.08558283141588 7.7659e-08 au
i 3.754812486915668 2.7337e-06 deg
node 117.2032364107403 5.7252e-05 deg
peri 109.3547222968505 5.8426e-05 deg
M 154.0030476775332 1.2127e-05 deg
tp 2458622.038640013007
(2019-May-18.53864001)
4.5241e-05 TDB
period 1352.220574435407
3.70
4.9965e-06
1.368e-08
d
yr
n .2662287549871891 9.8372e-10 deg/d
Q 2.700674788788107 6.6527e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3178  
   data-arc span      32611 days (89.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-10-06  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41754  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:00:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07826 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.28316 au 
 T_jup = 3.517 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.79   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 17.025 km 0.264 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.732 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Oey, J. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 4-6.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2066 Palala           Discovered 1934 June 4 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg.
Named for a river, a tributary of the Limpopo, in the western Transvaal.
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Reference: MPC 5184Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1934 LB = 1931 TZ = 1934 LH = 1952 DH2 = 1967 GC = 1974 CZ = 1975 NZ = 1975 QM 
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