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2368 Beltrovata (1977 RA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2002368
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 245 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4133577283917469 6.5643e-08  
a 2.105121143814996 6.9839e-09 au
q 1.234953049818193 1.3615e-07 au
i 5.223634643467639 5.2148e-06 deg
node 287.3374507673982 5.4566e-05 deg
peri 43.00909304633704 5.7379e-05 deg
M 2.434901524538477 3.2632e-05 deg
tp 2458992.954414097470
(2020-May-23.45441410)
0.00010109 TDB
period 1115.614285643721
3.05
5.5517e-06
1.52e-08
d
yr
n .3226921747351741 1.6058e-09 deg/d
Q 2.975289237811799 9.8707e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1109  
   data-arc span      15709 days (43.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-04  
   last obs. used      2020-09-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58187  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Sep-13 07:25:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .233199 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.41869 au 
 T_jup = 3.625 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO473797  
diameter diameter 2.3 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 5.9 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:
[Bowell, E. (1977) IAUC 3111.]
[Erikson, A.; Mottola, S.; Lagerros, J.S.V.; Lindgren, M.; et al. (2000) Icarus 147, 487-497.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.27   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
B-V BV 0.830   0.007 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=17.26, mean=21.25, max.=29.19) deg.
U-B UB 0.520   0.057 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=17.26, mean=17.28, max.=17.29) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T SQ   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

2368 Beltrovata           Discovered 1977 Sept. 4 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald.
This Amor object shares the name given by the Zurich-born writer Gottfried Keller to his friend Betty Tendering. Keller's novel "Der Grune Heinrich" contains a comparable character in Dortchen Schonfund.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: MPC 6209Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1919-Sep-18 05:39 00:01 Earth 0.443904106464357 0.443900070618701 0.443908142666833 1.57128865830529 1.56746396953702 2422219.735468000 1.23220718956252 665.753032361877 29.274231007793 71.8678163369976 238407.982897212 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
1922-Aug-18 16:15 < 00:01 Earth 0.238564619380159 0.238563820179879 0.238565418690687 3.3888326066593 3.38553523772495 2423285.177180421 0.369867007291943 287.909499380252 17.6323284537278 82.8688562219815 1803985.61122617 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
1925-Jul-30 02:31 < 00:01 Earth 0.363754951870775 0.363751404630014 0.363758499143048 3.16017187527483 3.15785313504261 2424361.605083633 0.73765836167876 247.142809900709 36.3444721130019 -44.8581288818318 1019874.77484592 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
1974-Sep-21 02:58 < 00:01 Earth 0.456621828884428 0.456620773206053 0.456622884693465 1.15636566030848 1.15130844777143 2442311.623685630 0.290314441507969 424.111454651287 22.6864749047501 82.8898930023745 232772.845684511 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
1977-Aug-20 07:53 < 00:01 Earth 0.247773711372589 0.247773073848269 0.247774348900135 3.45374613009117 3.4506310973567 2443375.828274099 0.104089451686499 64.5128162500727 19.3340698543566 65.776046861978 2320391.6986744 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
1980-Aug-01 12:33 < 00:01 Earth 0.348495428510323 0.348494452572756 0.348496404448207 3.24441396531861 3.24205654610477 2444453.022880906 0.152324701395777 56.2693630440983 38.9887376052462 -44.0666083100338 881044.523974751 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2032-Aug-27 23:21 < 00:01 Earth 0.306070363560369 0.306066966838488 0.306073760287018 3.6534072208028 3.65102361358463 2463472.472580922 0.519168806981443 180.025835596802 25.7313860559903 19.9539871002455 723913.416444683 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2035-Aug-11 13:00 < 00:01 Earth 0.274540491870462 0.274537881266136 0.274543102494795 3.24439969992747 3.24140693953201 2464551.041846517 0.376228019053644 176.293971918939 23.5695993846543 -42.8906484984165 1142079.89721858 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2087-Aug-26 21:12 < 00:01 Earth 0.28485881890006 0.28485287988493 0.284864757937001 3.71524779405394 3.71272929305332 2483559.383420576 0.819610700857941 321.361664818677 23.5907369336782 22.9355704545411 669329.359473466 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2090-Aug-11 10:06 < 00:01 Earth 0.277896528941475 0.277891054374114 0.277902003576998 3.28572365082685 3.28280426711904 2484639.920526408 0.804677824775554 349.327786314238 23.9083728412617 -38.7234575629319 1003234.89641896 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2142-Sep-01 10:55 00:02 Earth 0.318018230003562 0.318007881685791 0.318028578346135 3.53952537022733 3.53715748524376 2503652.955075631 1.76558642125893 534.763605373804 26.7961885256017 15.1347874116791 598860.922032959 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2145-Aug-15 02:05 00:01 Earth 0.260562447911907 0.260555652362389 0.260569243821294 3.18712823034326 3.18391812147054 2504731.586928418 1.12969908075736 590.691856186924 18.24833650542 -55.0406541473993 1612566.101956 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2148-Jul-15 10:44 00:02 Earth 0.49188536279535 0.491873761332873 0.491896977804692 2.64392325801607 2.64187366336288 2505796.947511358 2.24812759610963 4115.55508598589 20.1920815622755 -81.9275065658976 865578.666468964 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2197-Aug-31 00:21 00:02 Earth 0.30556356715887 0.305550730510068 0.305576403850209 3.71618905640339 3.71384185605791 2523740.514544754 2.03098201747187 664.930494559994 24.224130523335 15.6873583349419 540720.95990776 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
2200-Aug-15 18:38 00:01 Earth 0.264928818907864 0.264919282955293 0.264938355296135 3.22492899458376 3.221808861358 2524820.276141526 1.47728852043506 716.878102072791 19.4557292281668 -48.4795232360662 1371234.19681453 T 245 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Sep-13 07:25:33 2020-Sep-13 07:26
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