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2494 Inge (1981 LF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002494
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06467247554202059 2.5718e-08  
a 3.165915497780834 1.8266e-08 au
q 2.961167905182499 8.6042e-08 au
i 11.53425688387108 1.1261e-06 deg
node 283.2460776181597 5.9442e-06 deg
peri 95.20743553151163 2.6184e-05 deg
M 292.5209564573602 2.0934e-05 deg
tp 2459586.168192583855
(2022-Jan-06.66819258)
0.00012037 TDB
period 2057.53582210238
5.63
1.7806e-05
4.875e-08
d
yr
n .1749665770738095 1.5142e-09 deg/d
Q 3.370663090379169 1.9447e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2403  
   data-arc span      31257 days (85.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1935-04-29  
   last obs. used      2020-11-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43762  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:51:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.99171 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0176 au 
 T_jup = 3.169 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.84   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 46.628 km 0.223 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.79 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 29-32.]
[Warner, B.D. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 96-101.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Behrend, R. (2016) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2018) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.032   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2494 Inge (1981 LF)          Discovered 1981-Jun-04 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 LF = 1935 HG = 1935 JC = 1935 KM = 1936 NF = 1952 KK1 = 1954 UO1 = 1955 YE = 1961 CN = 1971 SR2 = 1977 XG 
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