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2037 Tripaxeptalis (1973 UB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002037
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1317849681999346 3.6216e-08  
a 2.301238800088409 6.2968e-09 au
q 1.997970117998302 8.3389e-08 au
i 4.249893992803738 3.6466e-06 deg
node 9.46988209451953 5.0573e-05 deg
peri 346.4206498766529 5.2349e-05 deg
M 157.9994029046117 1.4414e-05 deg
tp 2458440.879128354184
(2018-Nov-18.37912835)
5.0447e-05 TDB
period 1275.090349006714
3.49
5.2335e-06
1.433e-08
d
yr
n .2823329345096505 1.1588e-09 deg/d
Q 2.604507482178516 7.1266e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3651  
   data-arc span      17033 days (46.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-10-25  
   last obs. used      2020-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3842  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:40:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .993841 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82222 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO358647  
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. 2019-August); 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

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Alternate Designations
 1973 UB = A917 SN 
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