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2658 Gingerich (1980 CK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002658
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2907493606921239 1.6283e-08  
a 3.062710982139973 1.3927e-08 au
q 2.172229722098029 5.1557e-08 au
i 9.501425218809864 1.367e-06 deg
node 213.975137225025 3.3856e-06 deg
peri 321.4643540528056 4.7367e-06 deg
M 235.9756101626247 5.994e-06 deg
tp 2460070.969086269715
(2023-May-06.46908627)
3.523e-05 TDB
period 1957.750982492042
5.36
1.3353e-05
3.656e-08
d
yr
n .1838844690767322 1.2542e-09 deg/d
Q 3.953192242181916 1.7976e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2526  
   data-arc span      32430 days (88.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1932-04-27  
   last obs. used      2021-02-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45184  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 13:44:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.186 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.11914 au 
 T_jup = 3.147 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.47   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.808 km 0.093 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.9392 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Molnar, L.A.; Haegert, M.J. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 126-128.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.139   0.023 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2658 Gingerich (1980 CK)          Discovered 1980-Feb-13 by Harvard College at Agassiz Station
Discovered at Oak Ridge Observatory (until 1981 Harvard College's Agassiz Station). The principal observers are R. E. McCrosky, C.-Y. Shao, G. Schwartz, and J. H. Bulger, with some assistance from others.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1980 CK = 1932 HH = 1959 JO = 1975 JK 
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