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2078 Nanking (1975 AD)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002078
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3750615233991736 6.2604e-08  
a 2.367954259395225 1.0945e-08 au
q 1.47982572752689 1.4586e-07 au
i 20.16782980236814 5.5329e-06 deg
node 286.9737925310718 1.6184e-05 deg
peri 99.4939163549988 1.7251e-05 deg
M 196.3157410759075 1.041e-05 deg
tp 2459605.649677541388
(2022-Jan-26.14967754)
4.1695e-05 TDB
period 1330.939733282038
3.64
9.2277e-06
2.526e-08
d
yr
n .2704855757159313 1.8753e-09 deg/d
Q 3.256082791263559 1.505e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1395  
   data-arc span      16593 days (45.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-01-12  
   last obs. used      2020-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39404  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:40:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .634109 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62169 au 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO332835  
diameter diameter 4.639 km 0.535 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
rotation period rot_per 6.473 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Chernova, G.P.; Minikulov, N.X.; Kiselev, N.N. (1994) Planet. Space Sci. 42, 651-653.]
[De Sanctis, M.C.; Barucci, M.A.; Angeli, C.A.; Fulchignoni, M.; et al. (1994) Planet. Space Sci. 42, 859-864.]
[Mohamed, R.A.; Krugly, Yu.N.; Velichko, F.P. (1994) Planet. Space Sci. 42, 341-343.]
[Garceran, A.C. (2014) Posting on CALL web site. http://www.MinorPlanet.info/call.html]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 54-60.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.404   0.239 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sq   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)

2078 Nanking (1975 AD)          Discovered 1975-Jan-12 by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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