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2540 Blok (1971 TH2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002540
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05121909309362409 3.4638e-08  
a 2.196206206596993 5.076e-09 au
q 2.083718516448507 7.7529e-08 au
i 1.265945010023906 3.4963e-06 deg
node 183.4714354936721 0.00015696 deg
peri 262.229975798416 0.00016062 deg
M 267.5774754941712 3.4022e-05 deg
tp 2459305.699223934577
(2021-Apr-01.19922393)
0.00011252 TDB
period 1188.798090118372
3.25
4.1214e-06
1.128e-08
d
yr
n .3028268660527152 1.0499e-09 deg/d
Q 2.308693896745479 5.336e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2570  
   data-arc span      25821 days (70.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-08  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41761  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:06:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10032 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76995 au 
 T_jup = 3.667 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1   n/a MPO389604  
diameter diameter 5.671 km 0.122 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 19.20 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 [Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.302   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2540 Blok (1971 TH2)          Discovered 1971-Oct-13 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1971 TH2 = 1950 ED = 1957 JQ = 1960 FK = 1968 UZ = 1980 LN = 1981 UQ 
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