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206 Hersilia (A879 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000206
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 96 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0386883539020707 3.6847e-08  
a 2.739824262191127 8.7455e-09 au
q 2.633824971505997 1.0114e-07 au
i 3.779710872527625 4.3807e-06 deg
node 145.0447151331328 5.6626e-05 deg
peri 302.9950139321902 7.837e-05 deg
M 289.7780991148702 5.4907e-05 deg
tp 2459323.611613793378
(2021-Apr-19.11161379)
0.00025302 TDB
period 1656.465853237076
4.54
7.9311e-06
2.171e-08
d
yr
n .2173301666898148 1.0406e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845823552876257 9.0838e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3019  
   data-arc span      51218 days (140.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1879-10-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45939  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:20:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65266 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2208 au 
 T_jup = 3.346 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.7   n/a MPO502154  
diameter diameter 113 km n/a J.G. Williams (E-mail September 1990) based on assumed albedo of 0.048 for C-type
rotation period rot_per 11.122 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Willis, S. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 82-83.]
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2013) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.057   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.690   0.022 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=6; phase (min.=2.15, mean=5.88, max.=15.02) deg.
U-B UB 0.345   0.040 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=6; phase (min.=2.15, mean=5.88, max.=15.02) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

206 Hersilia (A879 TC)          Discovered 1879-Oct-13 by Peters, C. H. F. at Clinton
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A879 TC = 1961 WG = 1974 PM 
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