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2300 Stebbins (1953 TG2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002300
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07564851868858694 1.9584e-08  
a 2.838388549927383 9.476e-09 au
q 2.62366866066273 5.757e-08 au
i 2.31114602645442 9.8036e-07 deg
node 31.64351899904364 7.2005e-06 deg
peri 358.5292444058514 1.3741e-05 deg
M 43.44403522052689 1.0583e-05 deg
tp 2459185.717839089645
(2020-Dec-02.21783909)
5.1496e-05 TDB
period 1746.651238600287
4.78
8.7469e-06
2.395e-08
d
yr
n .2061086907587189 1.0322e-09 deg/d
Q 3.053108439192036 1.0193e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3246  
   data-arc span      24620 days (67.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4185  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 13:35:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62802 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29403 au 
 T_jup = 3.305 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.92   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.879 km 0.201 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.229   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2300 Stebbins (1953 TG2)          Discovered 1953-Oct-10 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1953 TG2 = 1963 VP = 1977 VY 
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