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10606 Crocco (1996 VD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010606
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1006226338732025 3.7045e-08  
a 3.146241199498147 2.04e-08 au
q 2.829658123204259 1.1567e-07 au
i 17.65075931453431 5.3392e-06 deg
node 40.96709036616109 1.3982e-05 deg
peri 263.263493517917 3.284e-05 deg
M 240.6612165060615 3.195e-05 deg
tp 2460072.218101531974
(2023-May-07.71810153)
0.00018268 TDB
period 2038.386092345798
5.58
1.9825e-05
5.428e-08
d
yr
n .1766103101624422 1.7177e-09 deg/d
Q 3.462824275792034 2.2453e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1495  
   data-arc span      13438 days (36.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-08-21  
   last obs. used      2021-06-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47977  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:24:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88416 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.81453 au 
 T_jup = 3.128 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.41   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 10.071 km 0.381 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.74084 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.091   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10606 Crocco           Discovered 1996 Nov. 3 by V. Giuliani and F. Manca at Sormano.
Gaetano Arturo Crocco (1877-1968), Italian pioneer in aeronautics and space science, designed revolutionary airships and patented a cyclic pitch design for helicopter rotors. A professor of aeronautics in Rome, he founded the Italian Rocket Society.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VD1 = 1988 FC1 
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