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291 Alice
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000291
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09199416767461974 3.0108e-08  
a 2.221928557998484 5.2259e-09 au
q 2.017524089672945 6.6544e-08 au
i 1.855549465804026 3.8545e-06 deg
node 161.6501818902794 0.00011281 deg
peri 331.6159889919049 0.00011529 deg
M 52.81435180895287 2.3495e-05 deg
tp 2458423.022616870494
(2018-Oct-31.52261687)
7.8856e-05 TDB
period 1209.744240689356
3.31
4.2679e-06
1.168e-08
d
yr
n .2975835617905971 1.0499e-09 deg/d
Q 2.426333026324022 5.7066e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3141  
   data-arc span      46730 days (127.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1891-09-07  
   last obs. used      2019-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4072  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:07:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03232 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59198 au 
 T_jup = 3.643 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.45   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
diameter diameter 10.456 km 0.419 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.313 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Lagerkvist, C.-I. (1976) Icarus 27, 157-160.]
[Binzel, R.P.; Mulholland, J.D. (1983) Icarus 56, 519-533.]
[Kryszczynska, A.; Colas, F.; Berthier, J.; Michalowski, T.; Pych, W. (1996) Icarus 124, 134-140.]
[Piironen, J.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Erikson, A.; Oja, T.; et al. (1998) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 128, 525-540.]
[Oey, J. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 96-99.]
[Kryszczynska A.; et al. (2008) Astron. Astrophys.; in preparation.]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Ruthroff, J.C. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 121-122.]
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Kryszczynska, A.; Colas, F.; Polinska, M.; Hirsch, R.; et al. (2012) Astron. Astrophys. 546, A72.]
[Behrend, R. (2015) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.425   0.077 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

291 Alice          Discovered 1890-Apr-25 by Palisa, J. at Vienna
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1954 UJ3 
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