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2659 Millis (1981 JX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002659
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1029332504622792 3.4445e-08  
a 3.1316618058743 1.5003e-08 au
q 2.809309676847087 1.0269e-07 au
i 1.321360347402419 3.982e-06 deg
node 157.1741041255661 0.00015574 deg
peri 330.3726994282656 0.00015694 deg
M 125.2694645147168 2.0174e-05 deg
tp 2458296.125815612906
(2018-Jun-26.62581561)
0.00011204 TDB
period 2024.233977224063
5.54
1.4546e-05
3.982e-08
d
yr
n .1778450535118903 1.278e-09 deg/d
Q 3.454013934901513 1.6547e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2510  
   data-arc span      22758 days (62.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1958-02-24  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47787  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:48:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82451 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.59356 au 
 T_jup = 3.204 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7   n/a MPO473801  
diameter diameter 27.878 km 0.337 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.132 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Galad, A. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 514, A55.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.050   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B B   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2659 Millis (1981 JX)          Discovered 1981-May-05 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
on plates taken by B. A. Skiff at the Anderson Mesa station of the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 JX = 1958 DX = 1972 TP2 = 1978 UK2 = 1978 WX14 
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