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8860 Rohloff (1991 TE5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008860
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0928641636529477 3.5058e-08  
a 2.544605969363057 8.8492e-09 au
q 2.308303264191859 9.0085e-08 au
i 13.95391058157849 4.087e-06 deg
node 15.15504746635887 1.2755e-05 deg
peri 295.2559308259043 2.3786e-05 deg
M 89.07997673502341 1.9596e-05 deg
tp 2458633.634533066138
8.071e-05 TDB
period 1482.617900642805
n .2428137417226097 1.2666e-09 deg/d
Q 2.780908674534256 9.671e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2708  
   data-arc span      18872 days (51.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-03-14  
   last obs. used      2020-11-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4002  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:36:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33351 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49457 au 
 T_jup = 3.396 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6   n/a MPO435783  
diameter diameter 8.883 km 0.055 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 18.8411 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.156   0.022 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

8860 Rohloff           Discovered 1991 Oct. 5 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
Ralf-Rainer Rohloff (b. 1960) is a design engineer on the staff of the Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg. Head of the construction team, he played an important role in the development of adaptive optics devices for the MPIA and UKIRT telescopes. The name was suggested by the first discoverer.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 TE5 = 1969 EY1 = 1975 WF = 1979 WN2 = 1995 UF 
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