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2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2722173558115824 1.6148e-08  
a 3.953560611396581 2.3825e-08 au
q 2.877332795721381 6.2134e-08 au
i 5.231713756094404 7.8918e-07 deg
node 121.1680955664806 1.1398e-05 deg
peri 284.8843156177776 1.122e-05 deg
M 255.730184029842 3.3536e-06 deg
tp 2460228.143380462006
(2023-Oct-10.64338046)
3.2646e-05 TDB
period 2871.31624987243
7.86
2.5955e-05
7.106e-08
d
yr
n .1253780387360656 1.1334e-09 deg/d
Q 5.029788427071781 3.0311e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2971  
   data-arc span      19233 days (52.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-10-23  
   last obs. used      2021-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46771  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-07 22:06:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8924 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .52087 au 
 T_jup = 2.987 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.21   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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

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