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2612 Kathryn (1979 DE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002612
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1609076681134096 3.5847e-08  
a 2.899102065404216 1.7128e-08 au
q 2.432614312437254 1.0236e-07 au
i 20.16520268665858 3.959e-06 deg
node 132.744077763826 1.3483e-05 deg
peri 359.5779977399901 1.9633e-05 deg
M 75.34160629939757 1.5119e-05 deg
tp 2458223.165895832619
(2018-Apr-14.66589583)
7.51e-05 TDB
period 1802.991523175731
4.94
1.5979e-05
4.375e-08
d
yr
n .1996681600398806 1.7695e-09 deg/d
Q 3.365589818371178 1.9884e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2096  
   data-arc span      17581 days (48.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-08-16  
   last obs. used      2019-10-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40941  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:17:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44751 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.693 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO347540  
diameter diameter 25.144 km 0.259 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.71 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 95-97.]
[Pray, D. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 48-51.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.087   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2612 Kathryn (1979 DE)          Discovered 1979-Feb-28 by Thomas, N. G. 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
 1979 DE = 1969 BD = 1971 QC 
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