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2528 Mohler (1953 TF1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002528
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1708196371236851 4.0353e-08  
a 3.147186125769386 1.6561e-08 au
q 2.609584933804763 1.2818e-07 au
i .5118605148425245 4.5177e-06 deg
node 162.7883404112588 0.00039935 deg
peri 181.8751873225253 0.00039949 deg
M 5.811906370491144 1.2257e-05 deg
tp 2458967.577092838731
6.9293e-05 TDB
period 2039.304459244988
n .1765307766419943 1.3934e-09 deg/d
Q 3.684787317734009 1.939e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2292  
   data-arc span      31694 days (86.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-01-29  
   last obs. used      2019-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50496  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:24:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60214 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.72976 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO435721  
diameter diameter 19.443 km 0.121 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 6.49130 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.057   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2528 Mohler (1953 TF1)          Discovered 1953-Oct-08 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 TF1 = 1933 BQ = 1936 SK = 1942 VJ = 1961 CP = 1970 SL1 = 1970 WE1 = 1975 RQ 
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