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2658 Gingerich (1980 CK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002658
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2904882887360034 3.9411e-08  
a 3.063070015087899 1.5396e-08 au
q 2.173284048126451 1.1835e-07 au
i 9.500159081656895 4.4975e-06 deg
node 213.9795582223923 2.2255e-05 deg
peri 321.5239873390515 2.3034e-05 deg
M 163.0431318565501 7.2483e-06 deg
tp 2458113.683385505710
(2017-Dec-26.18338551)
3.6956e-05 TDB
period 1958.095244998318
5.36
1.4763e-05
4.042e-08
d
yr
n .1838521394296677 1.3862e-09 deg/d
Q 3.952855982049347 1.9869e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2087  
   data-arc span      31999 days (87.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1932-04-27  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46873  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:18:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18621 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.12091 au 
 T_jup = 3.147 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO350821  
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. 2019-August); 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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