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26906 Rubidia (1996 BH4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026906
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .220710967362482 3.0669e-08  
a 2.564363515502883 1.3253e-08 au
q 1.998380363327186 7.8753e-08 au
i 15.37053568239155 5.5543e-06 deg
node 105.7713031204233 1.6068e-05 deg
peri 244.7256999006477 2.2237e-05 deg
M 359.6761258047026 1.6513e-05 deg
tp 2458601.849402955536
(2019-Apr-28.34940296)
6.88e-05 TDB
period 1499.919014995814
4.11
1.1628e-05
3.184e-08
d
yr
n .2400129583002884 1.8606e-09 deg/d
Q 3.130346667678579 1.6178e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      861  
   data-arc span      9208 days (25.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-08-15  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57925  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 04:56:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04113 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.39464 au 
 T_jup = 3.350 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO410289  

26906 Rubidia           Discovered 1996 Jan. 22 by R. Weber et al. at Socorro.
Rubidia ("Ruby") Mendez-Harris (b. 1945) is the widow of David L. Harris, a member of the team that discovered this object. Born in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, she was educated as a psychologist and still practises therapy and counseling in Socorro. This name was suggested by D. L. Harris in 1998.
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Reference: 20080618/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-06-20

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