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8716 Ginestra (1995 SB2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008716
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1136613690183598 3.8758e-08  
a 3.153400085047855 1.9224e-08 au
q 2.794980314318703 1.2426e-07 au
i 12.82513786414926 5.7871e-06 deg
node 212.8239333792402 1.8547e-05 deg
peri 276.0110450822041 3.1076e-05 deg
M 341.282370787929 2.4596e-05 deg
tp 2458706.844584424348
(2019-Aug-11.34458442)
0.00013986 TDB
period 2045.347194295092
5.60
1.8704e-05
5.121e-08
d
yr
n .1760092374556831 1.6095e-09 deg/d
Q 3.511819855777005 2.1409e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1242  
   data-arc span      10362 days (28.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-11-14  
   last obs. used      2019-03-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54459  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:57:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84694 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.71182 au 
 T_jup = 3.158 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO337330  
diameter diameter 9.818 km 2.827 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.096   0.084 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

8716 Ginestra           Discovered 1995 Sept. 23 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde di Guidonia.
Named for a poem by Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), the great poet and philosopher from the Italian Romantic period. Full of astronomical references, his poetry expresses the great sense of bewilderment of post-Copernican man, faced with an infinite variety of worlds of which he is no longer the center, but only infinitesimal and marginal. Nevertheless, the "Ginestra" becomes the symbol of man/flower in the middle of the cosmos/desert, a cosmos sustained by rigid mechanistic laws, indifferent to every desire and human sentiment, existing only to perpetuate the cycle of production and universal destruction. Name suggested and citation prepared by M. Vicoli.
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Reference: 19980808/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1928-May-07 14:16 00:02 Jupiter 1.76046078819542 1.76046003395527 1.76046154244287 4.33897387473239 4.22663230406281 2425374.094613412 2.40914982109186 248.426671817267 23.4665198776744 84.7152244838675 2600371.79021148 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
1938-Nov-30 02:55 00:02 Jupiter 1.78569907858088 1.78569823755459 1.7856999196091 2.619934663756 2.43215631605933 2429232.621680131 2.47123259599117 142.374126441495 42.902907616479 -63.8582242128602 1160452.73742916 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
1949-Apr-01 22:17 00:02 Jupiter 1.96029037361997 1.96028960411769 1.96029114312258 2.55470041598857 2.37956163064723 2433008.428722481 2.06670824151816 102.981588744795 35.4483929075723 88.9482313911571 1288270.52471419 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2024-Jan-13 10:10 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92873883464836 1.92873832809703 1.92873934119969 4.93434943385346 4.84453164464806 2460322.923956733 0.332519754822951 53.0344845581833 23.812668500019 87.3973596288237 3367914.51998594 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2034-Sep-07 07:36 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.70949529462196 1.70949476921858 1.70949582002534 3.87718255684413 3.74720996051088 2464212.816955990 0.66186003838569 83.3019632480473 23.4265361256903 -89.1653443458683 2217527.63767228 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2045-Feb-28 02:25 00:01 Jupiter 1.85234061180037 1.85233982085229 1.85234140274876 2.03559578006887 1.79697168548068 2468039.600424165 1.26068781375538 75.5746601627203 62.3922457048106 -63.8729477153821 1719443.99930548 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2130-May-17 22:27 00:03 Jupiter 1.78973579032459 1.78973419233212 1.7897373883366 4.56958797002355 4.46481809618415 2499163.435197337 3.27415095230409 326.810425534516 24.9059927396635 77.4469703022048 2836934.9343326 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2141-Jan-04 12:44 00:04 Jupiter 1.70686173837363 1.70686080416482 1.70686267259913 3.37873791483058 3.22852579793916 2503048.030879703 3.91112057960751 338.37717507852 25.3208601822964 -79.6695337694234 1728366.39081836 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57
2151-May-30 17:06 00:05 Jupiter 1.92848338000621 1.92848174439889 1.92848501561507 1.96815817539479 1.73066830402138 2506846.212796716 5.12126787188948 145.481177883751 37.4523528804484 -89.7926560622406 1956186.69478731 T 20 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-Jul-12 18:57:37 2019-Jul-12 18:57

Alternate Designations
 1995 SB2 = 1990 VF16 = 1994 KB 
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