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24663 Philae (1988 PV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024663
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1668740543499511 3.0784e-08  
a 2.291732031103832 6.7654e-09 au
q 1.909301415589888 7.1768e-08 au
i 4.571825333564287 4.061e-06 deg
node 288.9876571240113 4.046e-05 deg
peri 80.51822936718553 4.222e-05 deg
M 89.90957108063655 1.2622e-05 deg
tp 2458884.019027673186
(2020-Feb-04.51902767)
4.3986e-05 TDB
period 1267.197125603798
3.47
5.6113e-06
1.536e-08
d
yr
n .2840915534972241 1.258e-09 deg/d
Q 2.674162646617777 7.8944e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1781  
   data-arc span      25250 days (69.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-02-01  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49792  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 03:36:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .913456 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.81452 au 
 T_jup = 3.575 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.63   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.217 km 0.069 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.297   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

24663 Philae           Discovered 1988 Aug. 12 by E. W. Elst at Haute Provence.
Philae is an island (now submerged) in Lake Nasser, Egypt. It is also the name of the lander of the Rosetta space probe that landed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 2014 November 12.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-02-03Last Updated: 2015-02-04

Alternate Designations
 1988 PV1 = 1992 YB2 
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