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29401 Asterix (1996 TE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2029401
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08963366262714778 5.5212e-08  
a 2.827207236936853 1.452e-08 au
q 2.573794297284224 1.5556e-07 au
i 2.880938222676711 4.7176e-06 deg
node 55.29607903502853 0.00010285 deg
peri 313.2832278520165 0.0001055 deg
M 352.5427150900279 2.2547e-05 deg
tp 2459036.467738143205
(2020-Jul-05.96773814)
0.00010879 TDB
period 1736.340489584718
4.75
1.3376e-05
3.662e-08
d
yr
n .2073326068011589 1.5972e-09 deg/d
Q 3.080620176589482 1.5821e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1200  
   data-arc span      9747 days (26.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-04  
   last obs. used      2018-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55218  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-03 18:44:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57397 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37164 au 
 T_jup = 3.307 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO435967  
diameter diameter 3.453 km 0.925 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.339   0.225 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

29401 Asterix           Discovered 1996 Oct. 1 by M. Tichy and Z. Moravec at Klet.
Asterix is the hero of the cartoon series Les aventures d´Asterix by Uderzo and Goscinny. A shrewd, cunning little warrior, he is entrusted with all perilous missions. Asterix gets his superhuman strength from the magic potion brewed by the druids.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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