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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 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2725655705520922 3.279e-08  
a 3.950137317181977 2.7502e-08 au
q 2.873465885565161 1.2892e-07 au
i 5.231675514092657 3.8228e-06 deg
node 121.169868783353 4.4832e-05 deg
peri 285.0915617401731 4.5328e-05 deg
M 205.7608410885989 7.4235e-06 deg
tp 2460229.095340937193
(2023-Oct-11.59534094)
6.6495e-05 TDB
period 2867.587750471687
7.85
2.9948e-05
8.199e-08
d
yr
n .1255410579644106 1.3111e-09 deg/d
Q 5.026808748798794 3.4999e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2534  
   data-arc span      18701 days (51.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-10-23  
   last obs. used      2020-01-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48563  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 18:49:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8891 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .520645 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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Alternate Designations
 1983 RE2 = 1968 UB3 = 1977 UK = 1978 EY1 
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