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26044 (1259 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026044
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04862802594911146 3.7031e-08  
a 2.892983745336619 1.4303e-08 au
q 2.752303656698032 1.0988e-07 au
i 2.352826182883649 4.3375e-06 deg
node 31.77757866221522 9.826e-05 deg
peri 88.29450686008447 0.00010864 deg
M 342.4857101518469 4.5414e-05 deg
tp 2458687.939456407917
(2019-Jul-23.43945641)
0.00022676 TDB
period 1797.28693425554
4.92
1.3329e-05
3.649e-08
d
yr
n .200301906801051 1.4854e-09 deg/d
Q 3.033663833975206 1.4998e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1896  
   data-arc span      17730 days (48.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-04-16  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52908  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 04:51:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76984 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.99344 au 
 T_jup = 3.287 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO337479  
diameter diameter 5.885 km 0.128 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.244   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26044 (1259 T-2)          Discovered 1973-Sep-29 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20010606/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1259 T-2 = 1990 BP5 = 1998 VN15 
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