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278513 Schwope (2008 CE120)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2278513
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2100693459938287 7.0331e-08  
a 2.388980566003182 1.7603e-08 au
q 1.887128980910926 1.6675e-07 au
i 9.346683447377917 4.5624e-06 deg
node 149.6336219598117 3.7331e-05 deg
peri 241.8036485195363 3.917e-05 deg
M 202.3243595251703 1.6013e-05 deg
tp 2459591.216980567404
(2022-Jan-11.71698057)
6.4638e-05 TDB
period 1348.706194335786
3.69
1.4906e-05
4.081e-08
d
yr
n .2669224783810632 2.9501e-09 deg/d
Q 2.890832151095437 2.13e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      364  
   data-arc span      9116 days (24.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-07-03  
   last obs. used      2020-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51761  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 21:11:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .912059 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60219 au 
 T_jup = 3.485 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.0   n/a MPO470946  
diameter diameter 2.447 km 0.111 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.047   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

278513 Schwope           Discovered 2008 Feb. 14 by B. Thinius at the Inastars Observatory, Potsdam.
Axel Schwope (b. 1959) is a German astronomer at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam. His research focuses on compact X-ray emitting objects. The name acknowledges the interaction between a professional and an amateur astronomer.
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Reference: 20120831/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-09-04

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