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212953 (2009 BU44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2212953
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01433155171379214 4.0256e-08  
a 3.144135313679288 3.3245e-08 au
q 3.099074975836133 1.3339e-07 au
i 3.180727423401027 6.6123e-06 deg
node 314.028552135418 9.0411e-05 deg
peri 310.5861532096702 0.00028754 deg
M 255.9787898585842 0.00027536 deg
tp 2459588.895944403822
(2022-Jan-09.39594440)
0.0015602 TDB
period 2036.339893540992
5.58
3.2297e-05
8.842e-08
d
yr
n .1767877755289643 2.804e-09 deg/d
Q 3.189195651522442 3.3722e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      321  
   data-arc span      9009 days (24.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-08-22  
   last obs. used      2020-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54594  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 08:51:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08424 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.81678 au 
 T_jup = 3.207 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO418140  
diameter diameter 4.486 km 0.379 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.038   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

212953 (2009 BU44)          Discovered 2009-Jan-16 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20090409/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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