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24946 Foscolo (1997 NQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024946
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1901365811664185 3.397e-08  
a 2.691734619512772 1.0684e-08 au
q 2.179937401551324 8.9543e-08 au
i 12.25415498114253 3.9829e-06 deg
node 212.3028951863199 1.6503e-05 deg
peri 136.8443775510318 1.9184e-05 deg
M 74.18328197941302 1.0363e-05 deg
tp 2458868.108178339493
(2020-Jan-19.60817834)
4.5652e-05 TDB
period 1613.046128519769
4.42
9.6034e-06
2.629e-08
d
yr
n .2231802263028635 1.3287e-09 deg/d
Q 3.203531837474221 1.2715e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1780  
   data-arc span      11456 days (31.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-11-07  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48827  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 03:39:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19118 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33698 au 
 T_jup = 3.313 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.88   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.378 km 0.120 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.153   0.028 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

24946 Foscolo           Discovered 1997 July 1 by V. S. Casulli at the Colleverde di Guidonia.
Ugo Foscolo (1778-1827) was a leading exponent of Neoclassic and Pre-Romanticism Italian literature.
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