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2200 Pasadena (6090 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002200
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .149500904890627 3.4907e-08  
a 2.403662883830187 8.3876e-09 au
q 2.04431310764556 8.2973e-08 au
i 4.596180934976329 4.0005e-06 deg
node 345.4955107223481 5.0587e-05 deg
peri 210.0383374226126 5.2336e-05 deg
M 158.9457815832399 1.4421e-05 deg
tp 2458399.526574416708
5.3649e-05 TDB
period 1361.158698613732
n .2644805490841303 1.3844e-09 deg/d
Q 2.763012660014814 9.6415e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2028  
   data-arc span      23496 days (64.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-20  
   last obs. used      2019-08-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46619  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:23:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04491 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20327 au 
 T_jup = 3.504 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO263365  
diameter diameter 8.057 km 0.143 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.119   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2200 Pasadena           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for a suburb of Los Angeles, California. Prominent astronomical institutions in Pasadena are the California Institute of Technology (which operates Palomar Observatory), the Mount Wilson Observatory of the Carnegie Institute of Washington, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Name proposed by E. Bowell.
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Reference: MPC 5524Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 6090 P-L = 1966 DJ = 1977 AT1 
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