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2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2734504578703855 3.271e-08  
a 3.947298592147618 2.8299e-08 au
q 2.867907984773724 1.282e-07 au
i 5.231246401405785 3.9596e-06 deg
node 121.191290809816 4.4967e-05 deg
peri 285.1974510806407 4.551e-05 deg
M 155.3021326866632 7.2927e-06 deg
tp 2457364.770782064043
(2015-Dec-08.27078206)
5.4052e-05 TDB
period 2864.497162794905
7.84
3.0804e-05
8.434e-08
d
yr
n .1256765077919456 1.3515e-09 deg/d
Q 5.026689199521512 3.6037e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2438  
   data-arc span      18462 days (50.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-10-23  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48278  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 22:35:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88308 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .519093 au 
 T_jup = 2.987 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO448942  
diameter diameter 32.783 km 0.507 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  
rotation period rot_per 4.359 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 331-334.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  

2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)          Discovered 1983-Sep-04 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 RE2 = 1968 UB3 = 1977 UK = 1978 EY1 
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