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2108 Otto Schmidt (1948 TR1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002108
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .004172394385763131 3.3963e-08  
a 2.43603468949487 9.1364e-09 au
q 2.425870592032898 8.3337e-08 au
i 10.80276719104555 4.493e-06 deg
node 327.8880789326388 2.0249e-05 deg
peri 69.3489507014536 0.00056482 deg
M 296.1673089879943 0.00056421 deg
tp 2459246.743220365641
0.0021766 TDB
period 1388.748585187454
n .2592261866833203 1.4584e-09 deg/d
Q 2.446198786956843 9.1745e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2240  
   data-arc span      25913 days (70.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-04  
   last obs. used      2019-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42393  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:12:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42119 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5634 au 
 T_jup = 3.480 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO492775  
diameter diameter 28.999 km 0.132 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 6.90 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:
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 12-19.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.051   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2108 Otto Schmidt           Discovered 1948 Oct. 4 by P. F. Shajn at Simeis.
Named in memory of Otto Yul'evich Schmidt (1891-1956), a prominent Soviet scientist famous for his investigations in mathematics, astronomy and geophysics. He was also an outstanding Arctic researcher, academician and statesman. His cosmogonic theories contributed extensively to the evolution of concepts on the formation of the earth and other planets.
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Reference: MPC 5359Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1948 TR1 = 1935 FN = 1956 XC = 1973 FD1 
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