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2037 Tripaxeptalis (1973 UB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002037
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1319694347583776 1.0189e-08  
a 2.300868115074601 6.1945e-09 au
q 1.997223850474632 2.2463e-08 au
i 4.250316211317663 5.6062e-07 deg
node 9.468662103681952 6.8778e-06 deg
peri 346.4305638240583 9.3635e-06 deg
M 214.46332794824 6.764e-06 deg
tp 2459715.854359953220
(2022-May-16.35435995)
2.4824e-05 TDB
period 1274.782272863684
3.49
5.148e-06
1.409e-08
d
yr
n .2824011658016646 1.1404e-09 deg/d
Q 2.604512379674569 7.0119e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3753  
   data-arc span      17255 days (47.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-12-24  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38527  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 19:56:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .991402 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82268 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.26   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.956 km 0.213 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.33 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:
[Galad, A. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 17-21.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.198   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2037 Tripaxeptalis           Discovered 1973 Oct. 25 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald.
A whimsical name, suggested by the fact that (2037) = 3 x (679) Pax = 7 x (291) Alice.
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Reference: MPC 5359Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1973 UB = A917 SN 
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