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2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2725655766097528 3.2387e-08  
a 3.95013732127128 2.719e-08 au
q 2.873465864611269 1.2776e-07 au
i 5.231675894631056 3.6144e-06 deg
node 121.1698709054096 4.3958e-05 deg
peri 285.0915568353718 4.438e-05 deg
M 205.7608424133179 7.3045e-06 deg
tp 2460229.095332292936
(2023-Oct-11.59533229)
6.5933e-05 TDB
period 2867.587754924609
7.85
2.9608e-05
8.106e-08
d
yr
n .1255410577694647 1.2962e-09 deg/d
Q 5.026808777931291 3.4601e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2621  
   data-arc span      18815 days (51.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-10-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48587  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:47:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8891 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .520646 au 
 T_jup = 2.987 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO448942  
diameter diameter 32.783 km 0.507 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  
rotation period rot_per 4.359 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 331-334.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  

2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)          Discovered 1983-Sep-04 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2046-Aug-02 17:42 00:05 Europ 0.0430768112003497 0.0430755876479142 0.0430780348846798 2.68460384733229 2.68460375542542 2468560.237311773 5.45260806401873 291.717973732521 55.4062094372047 84.9370877468594 115699.548624418 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-May-20 01:48:01 2020-May-20 01:48

Alternate Designations
 1983 RE2 = 1968 UB3 = 1977 UK = 1978 EY1 
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