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2744 Birgitta (1975 RB)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002744
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3324461787041686 4.8223e-08  
a 2.302021399868598 4.2676e-09 au
q 1.536723182187061 1.1111e-07 au
i 6.744529885429879 3.5882e-06 deg
node 315.5398934977064 3.5284e-05 deg
peri 43.9629305623514 3.5523e-05 deg
M 341.192167806044 5.2582e-06 deg
tp 2459267.149777242890
(2021-Feb-21.64977724)
1.8717e-05 TDB
period 1275.74084881249
3.49
3.5475e-06
9.713e-09
d
yr
n .2821889730466046 7.847e-10 deg/d
Q 3.067319617550134 5.6863e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1700  
   data-arc span      31796 days (87.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-08-27  
   last obs. used      2020-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45863  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 14:11:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .539897 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.41886 au 
 T_jup = 3.506 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.69   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 8.994 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Lagerkvist, C.-I. (1976) Icarus 29, 143-145.]
[Skiff, B.A. (2011) Posting on CALL web site. http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46, 458-503.]
B-V BV 0.909   0.038 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=13.09 deg.
U-B UB 0.527   0.061 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=13.09 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

2744 Birgitta (1975 RB)          Discovered 1975-Sep-04 by Lagerkvist, C.-I. at Kvistaberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1975 RB = 1933 QY 
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