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8935 Beccaria (1997 AV13)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008935
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1498235972659327 4.2823e-08  
a 2.229942411681711 5.7658e-09 au
q 1.895844417867687 9.5199e-08 au
i 4.111762259866796 4.0467e-06 deg
node 177.5903681520233 4.6543e-05 deg
peri 218.5282358461544 4.8583e-05 deg
M 63.11360312787846 1.1181e-05 deg
tp 2458787.264567212123
3.8019e-05 TDB
period 1216.294934835173
n .2959808428773781 1.1479e-09 deg/d
Q 2.564040405495734 6.6297e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1816  
   data-arc span      18375 days (50.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-10-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48916  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:07:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .90441 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.84974 au 
 T_jup = 3.625 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO395086  
diameter diameter 3.274 km 0.045 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.181   0.019 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

8935 Beccaria           Discovered 1997 Jan. 11 by P. Sicoli and M. Cavagna at Sormano.
Cesare Beccaria (1738-1794) was an Italian Enlightenment thinker. In his most important work, Dei delitti e delle pene, Beccaria took sides against the death penalty, supporting the educational function of punishment.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1997 AV13 = 1969 TG6 = 1987 BZ2 = 1991 GD13 = 4863 T-1 
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