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24709 Mitau (1991 PE6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024709
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1485331751871341 3.4019e-08  
a 3.054361775250376 1.816e-08 au
q 2.600687722602226 1.0054e-07 au
i 2.626032283043922 4.7432e-06 deg
node 27.17082291636165 8.835e-05 deg
peri 256.9509740299951 8.9994e-05 deg
M 175.4914102471689 1.8594e-05 deg
tp 2458050.042933305668
(2017-Oct-23.54293331)
9.853e-05 TDB
period 1949.750950932822
5.34
1.7388e-05
4.761e-08
d
yr
n .18463896623708 1.6467e-09 deg/d
Q 3.508035827898526 2.0857e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1689  
   data-arc span      10378 days (28.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-08-06  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48014  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 02:11:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5859 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.65277 au 
 T_jup = 3.217 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO365545  
diameter diameter 9.107 km 0.169 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.102   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

24709 Mitau           Discovered 1991 Aug. 6 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Mitau is the ancient name of the Latvian city of Jelgava. It grew around a fortress established by Livonian Knights in the thirteenth century. In 1561 the city became the residence of the dukes of Courland.
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

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Alternate Designations
 1991 PE6 = 1997 UW2 
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